Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does
Are we really free as a society when our right “to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”? When Is Enough, Enough?!
In an age of nuclear weapons and mass shootings, does it still make sense to uphold an American’s constitutional right to bear arms?
The word “insanity” gets thrown around during tragedies, but Professor Warren Blumenfeld (and many others) believe it goes far beyond the individual.
Another unarmed black teenager has been gunned down in Florida. Will this play out the same way the Trayvon Martin killing did?
One man from an anti-gun culture comes to embrace firearms and the responsibility and freedom they embody.
Can you ban guns like lead paint, or is it a useless fight, like Prohibition and the War on Drugs? Noah Brand, liberal gun owner, on why he loves and owns guns.
This is a comment by Nick, mostly on the post “Open Thread: Should Certain Guns be Against the Law?” and by Jed Diamond on the post “Not a Joke: Why Do Our Boys Keep Up the Mass Shootings?”
Encouraging openness is important. Not berating a lack of perfection is, too.
The “friend zone” can be a painful place, but it’s also often an excuse to demonize and insult women. Nadia Kardan shows us how to move on from the pain and toughen up at the same time.
High Schooler Apollos Hester riffs on the attitude of success, on the football field and in life.
Thomas Fiffer goes looking for consent videos and finds an ugly attack on consent and equality.
Why didn’t I think of that?
As another playoff-less baseball season winds down, Marc Stern reflects on being a New York Mets fan.
This video of male athletes at The University of Maine employs poetry and a powerful pledge to prevent violence and promote change.
Please protect our boys by understanding the signs of male sexual abuse
Fresh guacamole is a real crowd-pleaser, but what to do with the leftovers?
Karol Gajda urges you to learn from his mistakes.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Leo Babauta on freeing yourself.
As a kid I was shocked that people could actually ban something as basic and normal and natural as dancing based on their religious convictions.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.