New music from the System of a Down co-founder
In paying tribute to Simon Rodia, the Italian-American builder of the L.A. Watts Towers, William Kelley Woolfitt offers a compelling meditation on the ties that bind brothers together.
What’s it like to be a mid-life, divorced dad looking for something new and good? David Raether is hopeful.
Here’s to the ingenuity of the unrestrained young mind. And also to the filmmaker, Nirvan, who organized a movement to give the little boy the awesomest day of his life.
Dads & Families has a new editor, but you should still read the site. Meet Whit Honea and take a look through the dad lens. No refunds.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, known for systemic racial profiling, has sicced dogs on minorities at an increasing rate over the past nine years.
Despite all of the suffering, and the long and often seemingly hopeless battle that the Moapa Paiutes have waged against the Reid-Gardner plant, theirs is not just a story of an underprivileged community being exploited by a big company.
Cully Perlman shares his desperate attempt to break his Korean mother-in-law of her old-school eating habits. (You’ll be hungry after reading this.)
Demonstrations in support of Trayvon Martin grew in both size and intensity Sunday night as protesters in some of America’s largest cities continued expressing their anger at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
Dennis Danzinger already knew what it’s like to be married to a woman who is the ex-wife of a convicted murderer. And then along came Katie Couric.
Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.
Does our childish behavior make us bad parents? William Lucas Walker shares a snapshot of his own experience.
There are risks of increasing restrictive residency rules for sex offenders while reducing their access to resources, and monitoring.
“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.
Deanna Shoyer supported International Pink Day to as a way to teach her sons about he value of diversity and a show of solidarity against discrimination.
Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?
A thank you note to my bullies.
A 13 year old boy asks friends how they really felt about their parents splitting up when dad isn’t around like before.
The You Can Play campaign has brought together all the major professional sports in Australia to make their sports welcome to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Ever wondered what would happen if you wrote down all the seemingly brilliant ideas you come up with when you’re drunk? Lawrence Benner tries it.
Dave Lesser has his own theory regarding why babies often say one parent’s name long before the other
A young man in a hoodie deliberately drops a wallet on the ground 50 times as a part of a videotaped social experiment. How many of those 50 people do you think return the wallet to him?
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.
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