Being a gay Christian in Mississippi has meant a lot of soul-searching for Glenn Garner.
Thad Cochran’s victory in the Republican primary yesterday has some big implications for the landscape of American politics.
There have only been nine black U.S. Senators in American history. Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first.
Fannie Lou Hamer might be most famous for saying “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired”, but she should be remembered as the woman that saved the Democrat Party.
Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, have refused to grant benefits to same-sex couples that are members of their National Guards
“This was two months before he left his family. Arthur can’t tell you exactly what he did on that birthday, only that it left a taste of fatty pizza and cheap plastic in his mouth, that it involved a giant singing rodent, and that it was important to him.” Weekend Fiction By Delaney Nolan
Robert Reece quit looking for his roots in distant lands that have not affected him so deeply as the history, culture, and people of Mississippi.
According to Andrew Cohen of the Atlantic, “the specters of racial bias, a faulty confession and untested scientific evidence have haunted this case.”
Liam Day explains why the “one-and-done format” in the NCAA Tournament is the most exciting way for it to be done.
20 years after his 16-year-old sister was murdered, Bill Pozzobon found himself interviewing for a job in violence prevention and ended up tackling the boys’ code as enemy number one.
Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.
Gender as an excuse for behaviour has become too common in dealing with personal criticism in a general and stereotypical way.
As about-to-be parents, Matthew Osgood reveals how he and his wife had a day of their life sucked away.
Two guys walk into a bar. One of them orders a cosmo…
In the wake of the devastating and brutal murder of journalist James Foley, Arsalan Iftikhar explains how ISIS’s actions are not reflective of Islam.
Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.
Kristin Carmichael explains how apologies, gifts, promises, and better behavior are not the end of abuse but part of the cycle that keeps victims trapped.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.
Kozo Hattori explains how and why he is getting his sons back in touch with nurturing physical contact.
I remember when video surfaced of Nega Agha-Soltan dying from a gunshot wound during the 2009 Iranian election protests. The sight of a screen-cap taken from it was enough to affect me for days.
A skilled and proud coach shares the details of success for his little league baseball team.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.