That’s So Raven—On Keeping Whiteness at a High Premium

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Billy Flood hopes someday Raven-Symoné will look in the mirror and be proud of the Black gay woman she is.

MythBusting: What Does It Mean To Be A Man?

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James Fell cracks the stereotypes of what does and doesn’t make a man.

Perfect vs. Real: How to Enjoy Our Partner’s Imperfections

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Transformations coach Liz Foglesong offers thoughts on how to mend the rift between our unrealistic expectations and our partner’s true beauty.

5 Reasons to See the Truth of the Situation We Are In

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Mike Sliwa believes the story we tell ourselves about ourselves is a story worth forgetting.

Man Gives Homeless Man $1000 Lottery Ticket.

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One of the most beautiful human moments I’ve ever seen.

“And just because a person doesn’t exercise self-control doesn’t mean you should be treated less than a human being.”

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This comment by Mfundisi Kitchen on the post Richard Sherman, Thugs, and Black Humanity

“what is truly typical is in fact everyone, underlined everyone, is atypical, but everybody has it backwards.”

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This comment by Mark on the post I Am a Man

“…one of the players hugged him and kissed him on top of the head…”

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This comment by Adrian on the post Yeah, I kiss My Sons…So What? My son, who is now 32, always gave the best kisses. I was watching a story about a boy who had lost an eye to cancer. The boy was a huge USC football fan, and at age 11 he was told he’d […]

A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor

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Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

“Rape in prison has become a ‘second sentence’.”

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This comment was by Danny on the post “The Rape Joke Everyone Tolerates.”

What Is the Value of Courtesy and Dignity in the Workplace?

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Tommy Raskin believes that civility to workers improves the workplace environment and creates a world of empathy– all without a cost.

Rage, Rage Against…Myself

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Anger issues can be intensely damaging to relationships. Cully Perlman shares his account of battling with his own internal rage and its effects within marriage.

Addiction: We’ve All Hurt Enough Already, Haven’t We?

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Waking up in a jail cell with little to no recollection of how you got there really isn’t anyone’s ides of a good time.

“I was the cause of some hurt to a dear friend recently. Here’s how I handled it.”

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This comment was by OirishM in reply to the post “Forgiveness: There is No Should”

“I’ve been in counseling consistently for a few of years. Best decision I ever made, and even though there’s still work to do, I’m in charge of the stories in my life.”

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These are comments by Joe and Daveb on the post “Are You Man Enough for Therapy?”

“A long list of dealbreakers means you aren’t really looking for an actual human being to date.”

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wellokaythen says that if your list of dealbreakers has more than a few items on it, you probably have unrealistic expectations.