Major League Baseball, Let’s Talk Consent When It Comes to Hazing

Just because rookie teammates go along with childish requests from veteran players doesn’t mean it’s not hazing.

After 50 Years, I Sent Back My College Fraternity Pin

“I felt better after purging my memory of the sham and false brotherhood.”

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team

We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

How Many More Sayrevilles?

A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.

With Football and Hazing, History Repeats Itself

Brian Harmon follows up our Sayreville coverage and urges us to also look backward as we chart a path forward.

What’s Unusual About Sayreville’s Locker Room Sexual Assaults? Nothing.

Michael Kasdan explores what this rape-by-hazing says about boys and masculinity . . . and ourselves.

Let’s Leave Ben & Jerry’s Out of the Hazing Conversation

Under scrutiny by anti-hazing advocates, the famed ice cream makers are being pressured to change the name of a new flavor.

Behind the Scenes With Good Fraternity Men Gathered in New Orleans

In the headlines are the poor choices young fraternity men make in regards to alcohol overconsumption, misogynistic treatment of women, and degrading practices for new members. Behind the scenes are the men (and women) proactively working to eradicate those headlines.

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

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

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

Prove Your Manhood, Lose Your Life

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

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”

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

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

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

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