Is Compassion Really the New Cool?

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The drive to show “masculine compassion” misses the point about human struggle.

Violent and Legal: The Shocking Ways School Kids are Being Pinned Down, Isolated Against Their Will

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Carson Luke, a young boy with autism, shattered bones in his hand and foot after educators grabbed him and tried to shut him into a “scream room.” Kids across the country risked similar harm at least 267,000 times in just one school year.

The Unbearable Whiteness of National Public Radio

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One member of the ‘Barbershop’ wonders how NPR could have been so short-sighted as to cancel the critically-praised show ‘Tell Me More’, hosted by Michel Martin.

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

The First-Ever Co-Ed Vagina Monologues

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What’s a man’s role in the feminist movement? Comedian Josh Healey gets to an answer in a new way.

Drive Less, Save Your Soul

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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?

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

The Art of Little Blessings

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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

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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

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

In Search of Henry Grimes

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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

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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.