It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.
Power has its privileges, but apps can level the playing field—unless of course, they’re designed to entitle the entitled.
History professor Oliver Lee Bateman checks the various privileges symbolized by a single flaming chili pepper.
Matthew Dean believes that fighting for other people is noble. And he believes that fighting for women and women’s rights is noble. But he also sees the need for men to fight for the specific issues that impact them.
The short answer is because they can and want to. The long answer is in the faces of everyone whose lives they touch.
Ferrett Steinmetz keeps being told that you can never be perfect enough for “the PC police”. If he were trying to be perfect, that might matter.
Jim Jividen discusses the firing of Mark Jackson and the special kind of privilege that Jackson and other avowed Christians have.
Raoul Wieland explains that while it’s wonderful to see diversity as beautiful, we also need to actively recognize the ways in which people are discriminated against.
Kyle Ashlee discusses the reality of discrimination at Dartmouth College and the importance of student activism in creating change at a school that is often thought to be perfect.
BuzzFeed’s “How Privileged Are You?” quiz exposed to Pauline Gaines the blind spots in her understanding of privilege. She also discovered the ominous limitations of such a test.
Michael Amity delves into privilege–a mammoth, undermentioned topic that he feels is an institutional inequity supporter.
Robot Hugs explains privilege (and what to do about it) in an easy-to-understand way. I know, these privilege conversations can suck but we really need to have them. The idea is simple: there is an uneven power distribution that makes life easier for some of us (like me: a white cisgender-female), while making life […]
I was asked to sign the Terms of Surrender without being given the full story of custody and child support.
Dennis Gilsdorf remembers a time when shame was his primary identity.
I’ve made a mess of relationships because I was so busy trying to protect women from aggression that I completely overlooked the one thing they were dying for from me.
After realizing I was using women to fill an internal void, I gave them up completely and discovered three surprises about myself.
Salon.com thinks that millenials may need to beta-test marriage. Jean Fitzpatrick thinks couples can make the marriage they want.
Clifford Hall received a suspended sentence and is currently on probation after a clerical error put him way behind on child support payments.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
A Gen Y writer says that his generation is more than selfies and Snapchat. They are capable of adult love.
One successful entrepreneur reflects on his last conversations with his father, who died unexpectedly at 54, and vows not to live a life of regrets.
Al Watts, the president of National At-Home Dad Network, explains what dads can expect (and not expect) to find at the year’s Annual At-Home Dads Convention.
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.
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.