Why Men Resist Critiques of Masculinity, and How That Can Change

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Alex Bove explains why most men react negatively to the criticism of masculinity.

Empathy Can Bring Light to the Internet’s Darkest Places

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Remember, there is another human being on the other side of the page writing what we read.

Breaking the Boys Code of Masculinity

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20 years after his 16-year-old sister was murdered, Bill Pozzobon found himself interviewing for a job in violence prevention and ended up tackling the boys’ code as enemy number one.

The $100 Life

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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.

Transforming University Rape Culture from the Inside Out

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Michael J. Russer is glad that universities are now being held accountable for managing rape and sexual assault cases. But he also believes we have to get to the root causes of rape culture before we can see real change.

Act of Kindness by 3 German Students Surprise Homeless Man

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Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

When Adam Cherepski’s six-year-old asked to get her hair drastically cut, he begged her to change her mind—until he heard the reason why.

How Polyamory is Turning Patriarchy on Its Head

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Psychologist Sandy Peace discusses how polyamory can check male privilege while fostering open and honest communication among partners.

7 Reasons Why Men With Sisters Make Some Of The Best Boyfriends

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Who knew that guys with sisters made the best mates? A young female writer did. Here’s what she realized.

Finding a ‘Gym’ for Our Characters

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Let’s be unique people who have chosen to be increasingly resilient, empathic, kind and good. More faithful and wise, today, than yesterday. And better tomorrow than today.

Does a Man Walk a Woman to Her Car, Even When She Says No?

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Many women have learned not to depend on a man. So when she says she doesn’t need you to walk her to her car, at nighttime, on a dark street, do you walk her anyway?

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night—This Is What It Said

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night---This Is What It Said

An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.

The Achilles Heel of My Relationship

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For her silver anniversary, Sue Nador got an unexpected gift: The keys to another 25 years.

This is Not My America

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Lost to America is the ability to compromise, which once made us the greatest of nations. Doug Zeigler wonders if we can ever regain the empathy for others that we once revered.

If You Never Knew Your Gender, Who Would You Love?

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David Levithan’s novel Every Day invites readers to consider the foundations of attraction and love.