Bullying Meets Its Match


After years of abuse at school, Claire Tietgen wanted to die. Now, though, she’s found a reason for living thanks to Mixed Martial Arts.

Bullying Experiment: Going Too Far Versus Not Far Enough

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony talks about battling bullies. Make sure to watch the bully experiment video at the end.

Would a Real Man Push Back?

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Nick Alexander wonders if his consideration of violence as an option—when it clearly was not the best option—was a method of reinforcing his masculinity to himself?

A Good Feeling

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On a beautiful spring day in Boston, Adam Olenn is reminded why he’s glad to be alive.

Big Man on Campus

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A fragile boy with learning disabilities transitions from home school to college.

Fierce Resistance


Why do we continue to blame the victims of sexual assault?