A choir 5,000 voices strong pays tribute to Zach Sobiech. It is sad and wonderful.
Democratic Senator Vicki Jensen said, “I could never and I would never deny the kind of recognition and all the other positive things I get out of my marriage with my husband, to anyone else.”
Gay marriage moves to the middle of the country as Minnesota and Illinois make moves to legalize it.
The coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers brings down the house while celebrating a thrilling victory.
Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?
The two-party system has bottle-necked democracy. No wonder Chinese people laughed at Brandon Ferdig’s descriptions of American campaigning.
Brandon Ferdig wonders whether his state of Minnesota should gamble on its citizens’ susceptibility.
When young males are without older men as guides to the natural world, it’s easy for them to be completely disconnected from nature.
Ralph Waldo Emerson on the value of trail-blazing.
A heart attack lead to unbelievable news – Santa Bob needed a new heart. Bob Boyer writes about his journey from transplant patient back to the Red Suit.
Health & Wellness Editor Rannoch Donald asks you to take a minute and save a life.
London is a city rich in history and filled with ghosts.
Love is knowing that she will literally cover my ass
Like the childhood monsters that lurked under our beds, Sprague Theobold found that PTSD, too, is terrified of the light.
Republican threats to hold the debt ceiling hostage again are pretty silly.
Just because a relationship is over doesn’t mean we stop loving that person. Mark Radcliffe explores the beauty and the pain of loss.
Some people are good at planning ahead and have all of their holiday gifts purchased months in advance of the actual deadline. Many of us aren’t.
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Sebastián Molano used a surprising incident on a Washington D.C. street corner to examine how to examine, transform and embrace gender roles.
A close encounter with a man and a gun shattered Vaughan Granier’s sense of security in his town … and caused him to be more reflexive and empathetic with those who commit crime.
This Comment by Denise on the post 9 Things I Want to Say (But Don’t) to Your Curious Yet Racially-Charged Microaggressions Against Me & My Children “My neighbor is from Brazil with dark hair, dark eyes and olive skin. Her husband from Germany, is blue eyed and was blond as a child. Both of her […]
Fewer men identify as gay in states which are blatantly intolerant of homosexuality. Dr. Aqualus Gordan explores.
Markus Gerke takes a look at Breaking Bad, Walter White, and the destructive potential of masculinity in our society.
Jon Magidsohn has moved his house, business and family to follow his wife around the world. Four times. Here’s why that is part of the new norm.