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.
The poem “Determination” is from Elvis Alves book Bitter Melon. The video is directed by Georgina Bobb.
Brandon Billinger is passionate about sports, but, once he became a father, he realized he had to show his son that being a fan means far more than just yelling and screaming
Haze (v): (1) Drive in a specific direction while on horseback; (2) Force to perform strenuous, humiliating, or dangerous tasks
We asked Fashion Bros hosts Lawrence and James to walk us through some of the must-avoid trends for the spring.
We must as a nation get beyond this false and counterproductive notion of “colorblindness/race-blindness” and confront head-on our past history and current realities of racism and white privilege.
Edie Weinstein is ready to don her red shoes for a good cause along with hundreds of spike heeled men. Oh, and she’ll shave her legs for the occasion.
Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants help others so that something good will come out of that.
We are all Columbine because we believe in hope and the good of humanity.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
5) Cadbury Creme Dregs: After Easter is over, we can all come down by chugging jars of slightly past-due fondant.
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