Thomas Fiffer goes looking for consent videos and finds an ugly attack on consent and equality.
To understand Rush Limbaugh’s opposition to consent, Thomas Fiffer explores the entitlement mindset.
“My brownness isn’t something to be blind to or to love me in spite of. It is who I am,” writes activist Candice Russell.
Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.
For 25 years, the American right wing has been pursuing a strategy designed to increase their political power, and it’s cost them their principles and basic competence.
George Zimmerman’s defense claims that un-armed Trayvon Martin was just as deadly as his pistol. That’s nonsense.
Melissa Harris-Perry says that we need a more collectivist approach to raising children. Do you agree or disagree?
Sean Davis is white heterosexual male from a small town who spent 14 years in the military under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. And here is why he is passionately pro marriage equality.
#LiberalTips2AvoidRape is the next Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke moment. But its not just one guy. It’s thousands.
Elissa Schappell offers a humorous list of post-election excuses the GOP might be making to explain their losses.
Trey Malone took his own life two years ago today, in June 2012. His last wish was that his voice finally be heard and listened to.
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Wai Sallas reflects on what we can be thankful for.
Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.
Being an introvert need not relegate you to a life of solitude. A vibrant social life that fits your personality and honors your brain chemistry is well within reach. These are the rules Tyler Tervooren follows, and they keep this sensitive introvert healthy, happy, and well-connected with his friends and community.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.
Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.
In the middle of heartache and rage, Billy Flood found unexpected hope and enthusiasm in the form of a blond-haired fellow protester.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).