We Quarrel Over Names Because We Want to Feel Valued

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It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.

The Power of Using Someone’s Name


We don’t think much about our name, it’s always there. But have you thought about how much power it holds over you?

Schools & Celeb Baby Names: Dads & Families Podcast Episode 55


Is finding a good school for your kids nearly imposible these days?

Call Me By My True Names

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For some people, even the freedom of being called by their name has been taken away.

What’s In a Name? Everything…


Al DeLuise revisits the process of naming his children, and the importance of names.

The Power Of A Name


My mainstream-sounding name opens professional doors–and that’s not fair.

The Country You Are Calling Holland Isn’t Actually Holland (Video)


The difference between Holland, The Netherlands, what is considered “Dutch”, and more.

Insanity Is Not Black and White


Found on Facebook: Joe Samlin

Men Who were Abused as Boys


By reducing those who sexually abuse men and boys to “Sanduskys”, we put a generic face on a very real problem.

What’s in a Name?

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Emily Heist Moss wonders if it still makes sense for a woman to take the last name of her husband.

How to Name Your Kids


Parents are getting too cutesy and saddling kids with names that will haunt them forever.

An Alternative to Sexy


What makes a good man sexy? Let’s play a game called Name That Masculine Ideal. Ready, go.

What Kind of Man Are You Naming Your Son?

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A kid named Emmett or Braylen or Kason is still just a kid. John is just as likely as Breaker to shatter your dishes and scribble Sharpie marker all over your furniture.

What’s in a Man’s Name?

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It’s hard to see a guy named Max Fightmaster becoming a florist. He has to be a fighter pilot, doesn’t he? Or Colt McCoy? It’s the name of an NFL quarterback—or a cowboy. But what about guys with feminine names?