Drive Less, Save Your Soul

Jackson Bliss, Good Men Project, Huffington Post UK, Driving, Driving and Narcissism, Entitled Drivers, Drivers are Assholes, Ethics and Values, Drive Less and Save Your Soul

Jackson Bliss explains why driving, social disconnection and cultural narcissism are all interconnected

The Internet Sex Archive: What Should We Do With Millions of Hours of Amateur Pornography?


Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines the potential scholarly applications of websites like Xtube and RedTube.

The Art of Little Blessings


Good for the Soul co-editor Kevin Macku reflects on the food chain, sunlight and how we can share little blessings with others—because sometimes, it’s the little things that matter most.

The Yin and Yang of Being Straight or Gay


When Edie Weinstein is mistaken for a butch lesbian, it leads her to question the internalized homophobia we may all carry regardless of our sexual orientation.

The Powers That Beast: What is the Adoptee Voice Worth?

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“Adoptee voices must be included in conversations about adoption. Adoptee voices must be valued.” By Matthew Salesses

Why We Need More Than Three Genders


Barbara King examines the case for extending gender labels beyond the binary … and beyond.

In Search of Henry Grimes


Henry Cherry had been an addict and a ne’er do well, but the music of Henry Grimes went beyond support, beyond the bass, beyond the beyond.

Why Can’t We Walk in a Straight Line?

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This in no way means you should get lippy the next time you fail a field sobriety test.

Good Man: Powerlifter Jon Stoklosa

Powerlifter John Stoklosa

JJ Vincent introduces you to a powerlifter who’s very ordinary – and very unusual.

Into the Light: Men, Body Image, and Eating Disorders

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JJ Vincent hopes that the nascent conversation about men and eating disorders keeps growing.

Second Chances Underscore Flaws in Death Investigations

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A chronic shortage of qualified forensic pathologists allows even questionably competent practitioners to remain employable. The absence of trained practitioners is so acute that many jurisdictions don’t look closely at the doctors they employ.

Radio Host Live Tweets His Mother’s Last Hours in Heartbreaking Tribute


Scott Simon, a radio host for NPR, spent much of the last week tweeting about his ailing mother’s time in a hospital. This collection of Simon’s messages serves as a tribute to the endless love of a son for his mother.

Eyes Devour


Deanna Ogle reflects on grief, David Rakoff, and fireworks.

Texas Teen Jailed for Facebook Comment Facing Abuse Behind Bars

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Terroristic threats or simply a “sarcastic comment” made in bad taste on Facebook?

A Year After His Death, ‘Aaron’s Last Wish’ Lives On

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One young man’s last wish has become a mission for his brother to fulfill across the US.

You Don’t Have to Cry to be an Emotional Man

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Buddy Wakefield is demolishing notions of what an emotional man can be—one poem at a time.