What They’re Saying About Fred Phelps

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JJ Vincent asked people for their thoughts about the death of Fred Phelps. Here’s what they said.

Confessions From A Lesbian: Why I Used to Hate Men

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Regina Cates once hated men for good reasons, but here is why they are now her closest friends in the world. I used to hate men. Maybe that is the stereotypical view men have about gay women, that we’re men haters, diesel dykes, and frustrated spinsters. But my reasons for starting out life hating men were valid.

How To Love Like You Did When It Was New

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Mark A. Michaels & Patricia Johnson on how Love is profound interest.

Love the Haters and Thrive Anyway

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Dillan DiGiovanni has listened to his share of haters, and offers this solution to handling them: THRIVE!

Why Kanye West’s Confederate Flag Is AWESOME

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Lincoln Anthony Blades on a symbol of hate transformed.

Same System [OpEd]

Love Trumps Hate

Ryan Bye is continually surprised by systems that encourage hate instead of kindness.

“Fear is a very loaded word.”


This comment was by Mostly_123 on the post Male Sexuality is Threatening Because We Don’t Understand It.

“Conversation is always a good thing. Ignoring a problem has never resulted in a solution.”

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This comment was by John Weeast, on Tom Matlack’s post This Much I Know To Be True

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D


The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

Warm Cocoons and Bull Semen: Racism Alive and Well in Comments


A selection of the editors’ favorite nauseatingly racist comments from our readers.

Treating the Hate


Sometimes the antidote is sitting right next to the poison.

Do I Hate Men—and Women?

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Rather than looking at all members of either gender as evil, Elana Millman writes, we all need to try and understand each other as individuals.

Take My Social Movement– Please!

TweetThe gender egalitarian masculist movement is tiny. By “gender egalitarian,” I mean “believes men and women are more similar than they are different and fights against the sexist institutions and cultural narratives that try to make them more different than they are, while avoiding being racist, homophobic, transphobic, classist, ableist, etc. and not advocating violence, hate or stereotypes against […]

Michael Vick Haters, It’s Time to Move On

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Brandon Sneed wonders if any good can come from hating the Eagles quarterback.

You Can Trust Me: A Column of Advice


David Cotrone answers the question: what do you do if you love someone you want to hate?

Why Men Hate Women’s Basketball


The entire salary cap number of a women’s basketball team is less than what one bad NBA player gets paid. Yet men still seem to resent the WNBA a disproportionate amount.