What Do ALS and Ferguson Have in Common? The ‘Reverse the Hate’ Challenge

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“Sleepy Hollow” star Orlando Jones co-opts the Ice Bucket Challenge to reverse the hate resulting from Ferguson.

Don’t Blame Me. Blame Thomas, Jefferson

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The perils of grammar, and its impact on the Declaration of Independence.

Dear Kevin Williamson, Laverne Cox Is A Woman

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Kevin Williamson of the National Review wrote an article calling Laverne Cox a man. Here’s why he’s so very wrong.

Man of Compassion- An (Almost) Exclusive Interview With the Dalai Lama

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Edie Weinstein still shakes her head in wonder at the epic meeting that took place in 2oo8 as she lived a 20 year journalistic dream.

How Ready Are We for Gay CEOs?

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We’ve now gotten comfortable throwing homophobes out of the corner office, but are we ready to accept openly gay corporate chieftains?

Uppity Women & Uppity Others

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell considers what happens when talented people hope to rise.

Student Perspectives on Race and Education in Tuscaloosa

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Teens at two high schools helped ProPublica tell the story of resegregation by documenting their experiences in photos. Their work has launched a conversation about race and education in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and beyond.

Was Jill Abramson Ousted Because She Wanted Equal Pay?

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The New York Times’ decision to fire its executive editor is yet another in a long line of questionable moves regarding gender discrimination.

A Continual Act of Coming Out

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An etiquette advice columnist who offers guidance about ways to reveal family secrets comes out of his own dark and scary closet in which he lived for fifty years

A Perversion of Justice: Cuffed to the Bed, but It’s Not What You Think

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How the NYPD handles gunshot victims with outstanding warrants while they recover in the hospital.

Life Below The Mason-Dixon: It’s Not What You Might Think

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Article after article frames the South as backwards and ignorant. You would have to go there to know the truth.

The Quaint Notion of Amateurism

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In honor of March Madness, which began this week, GMP Sports has combed its archives for the best articles about the tournament. Here, Liam Day, in a post from 2012, argues that the players you’ll be watching the next few weeks should get paid to entertain you.

What Do We Want for Our Children?

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The tragic and untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman made a lot of people think. Larry Bernstein thought about the children.

The Secret Strength of Good (Gay) Men

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How are you defined as a man? For Eirik Rogers, being gay has defined him in a world of good men – but even more, it has defined him outside that world.

NYTimes: Link Between Super Bowl and Rise in Sex Trafficking is “Just Rhetoric”

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Kathryn DeHoyos worries the fight to end human trafficking may be damaged by the revelation made in a New York Times Op-Ed this week.

Dad 2.0 Summit: An Open Conversation for Modern Dads

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Dad 2.0 Summit is an annual conference about the changing perception and online voice of modern fatherhood. Carter Gaddis tells us all about it . . .