Paul Blest on two heartwrenching tragedies and what we can learn from them.
Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening.
Funds for mental health budgets were slashed a combined $4 billion from 2008 to 2012. However, in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December experts have watched that trend sharply reverse.
It will soon be perfectly legal, in North Carolina, for gun owners with a concealed-carry permit to “bring their weapons to playgrounds, bars, and public recreation areas.”
How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.
Boston Marathon bombing reminded Whit Honea of a conversation he had with his son after Sandy Hook, and how love overcomes fear
Senators struck a hard-fought compromise Wednesday, which may result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
Could it be that men are socially conditioned to defend our manhood, with violence if necessary? Could it be that mass murder is the unfortunate and rare offshoot of that same masculine defensiveness taken to it’s extreme end?
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
The US will be watching South Dakota in the next several months to see how they manage the details of this new legislation.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.
What happens when a baby’s dad shaves his beard for the first time? (video)
Why did two of the GOP’s most hysterical right wingers just contradict themselves?
How to understand a woman’s desires? Well, reading the smut she enjoys is a good start.
The start of the “war to end all wars”—a century on.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.