Whether Men Haze Bison or Humans, The Explanations Are Oddly Similar

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Haze (v): (1) Drive in a specific direction while on horseback; (2) Force to perform strenuous, humiliating, or dangerous tasks

The Price of a Salute Among Leaders of Men

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What have you done, today, to earn the loyalty of those who follow you?

Prove Your Manhood, Lose Your Life

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Ariel Chesler was proud of the good works his fraternity did, but he believes any “test of manhood” is a bad one.

An Honorable Navy Hazing

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Christopher Carter Sanderson expected that combat would challenge him, he just didn’t count on the enemy being closer to home.

NFL Hazing and Jonathan Martin’s “Man Card”

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Cliff Leek explores the culture of hazing and why Jonathan Martin is being attacked for his decision to leave the NFL.

Cruelty, Perversion and the Boy Scouts: A Personal Recollection

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In a deeply personal post, Mark Greene recalls the brutality of scouting. “Those who offered themselves up willingly, took savage beatings.”

Social Power Against Male Powerlessness

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The experience of male powerlessness is very real, and social group influence is our most immediate antidote.

Ending Anxiety with Solid Shields and Open Vents

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Making guyhood better means involving the screens and valves that relieve male anxiety.

NEWSER: Frats Won’t Pay Up When Members Get Killed, Injured

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Collectively, frats own more than $3 billion in real estate and generate $170 million in annual revenue.

Former Florida A&M Band Members Charged With Manslaughter in Hazing Death

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The attorney for the family of Robert Chamion said, “These charges are commensurate with the acts committed. It sends the right message regarding zero-tolerance of hazing in the FAMU band.”

The Last Man Sentenced In Military Hazing Case

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A year after a Chinese-American soldier commits suicide, questions remain as to whether or not the perpetrators’ punishments fit the crime.

Rape Culture: What It Is and How It Works

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Rape culture is the trivialization of rape, and it permeates our society to an alarming extent.

Should Hazing Be Allowed in the Army?

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As video of a young soldier being hazed, nearly to death, by a strike to the chest with a wooden mallet goes viral, we have to wonder if hazing is simply another word for assault and harassment?

Link Roundup!

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Who Will Have the Balls to Stop the Humiliation of Hazing?

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A sadistic streak was revealed as our future brothers shouted, “Are you man enough to take it?”

Yale Responds to Frat’s Rape Chants

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In response to an outrageous pledging stunt in October, Yale just announced a new initiative to combat sexual misconduct.