How Major League Baseball Is Helping Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

How Major League Baseball Is Helping to Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

Tom Burns thinks that Major League Baseball’s decision to support New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s right to paternity leave speaks volumes and deserves more attention than it’s getting

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Doyin Richards dismisses the media uproar over New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave, arguing that Murphy’s actions reflect the behavior of any sane, responsible parent

Why Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton Are So Very Very Wrong About MLB Paternity Leave

Scott Behson writes about Mets Daniel Murphy paternity leave

A trio of sports radio pundits made awful comments in reaction to New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave. Their ugly, ignorant remarks are a disgrace and need to be repudiated in the strongest possible terms

Fleeing Iraq to Die in America: One Man’s Story

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Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.

Learning to Live Comfortably in My White Male Skin

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Samuel Mahaffy is a man coming clean about his prejudice against white males in this culture—particularly surprising because he is one.

“Has the election of President Obama rattled white people everywhere?”

Racism

This comment by Paul on the post Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism

“Rage should always be reconsidered and de-escalated as quickly as possible, and forgiveness should never be taken for granted.”

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This comment by EnterNight on the post Intent vs Impact: Why Your Intentions Don’t Really Matter

Smug Couples Patronise Singles to Feel Better About Themselves

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Meet Normative Idealization: The tendency to idealize one’s own lifestyle and believe others would benefit from it too.

Ghosts

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“My girlfriend, the incredibly hot born-again Christian to whom I lost my virginity, asked me if you were an actual fag, or if you just acted like one.” By Michael Rowe

Fighting In Your Own Skin

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Jarad Dewing’s path and reasons for being ordained were different than his father’s, but their desire is the same: to foster love.

Intent vs Impact: Why Your Intentions Don’t Really Matter

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When you’ve hurt someone, whether you meant to or not, what matters is how you repair the situation.

“Fear is a very loaded word.”

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This comment was by Mostly_123 on the post Male Sexuality is Threatening Because We Don’t Understand It.

On Awkwardness & Disability Etiquette

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When awkward moments blow like a calm wind through your bones

Georgia Church Welcomes All Boy Scouts

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In Marietta, GA, one church is banning the Boy Scouts, but another church welcomes them in.

The Centre Cannot Hold: On Love, Travel & Radicalism

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A trip to India with an anti-radical radical.

Ku Klux Klan On a Recruiting Drive in Georgia

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Why is the venerable KKK on a push for new members now, of all times?