7 Reasons Why Reverse Racism Doesn’t Exist

No matter what people tell you, it’s just not a thing.

The Conversation About Sexism In Tech That We Should Be Having

Why we need to find talk about this persistent problem in one of the most rapidly growing fields.

Does Fighting Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Limit Your Privacy?

A careful and observant eye is the better solution.

Feeling Suicidal? Siri Has Help

Tell Siri you want to kill yourself, mention specific methods of suicide, or ask about suicide assistance, and Siri will bring up the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

14-Year-Old Student Chris Martin Punished for Wearing Makeup to School

The problem here wasn’t with the makeup, but with who was wearing it.

Is Chicago’s “Pregnant Men” Campaign to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Offensive?

S.E. Smith investigates the real messages in Chicago’s new teen pregnancy ad.

Stop Asking Invasive Questions About Why People Do or Do Not Have Children

s.e.smith insists that if everyone could just mind their own damned business when it came to who has kids and who doesn’t, we’d all be happier people.

Can Being Isolated Increase Your Risk of Death?

s.e. smith likes living alone, and suggests that isolation doesn’t necessarily mean a person is lonely.

Are Child-Free Folks Happier Than Our Peers With Kids?

s.e. smith examines and challenges evidence that says couples without children are the happiest.

See Something, Say Something: Should Bystanders Be Forced to Report Crimes?

In light of recent rapes where bystanders didn’t intervene, s.e. smith wonders whether witnesses should be prosecuted for doing nothing to stop a crime.

Teacher Fired For Being “Worse Than Gay”

s.e. smith reports on the case of a New York City teacher who was fired for being transgender.

Newtown Massacre: Stop Conflating Violence and Mental Illness

By all means, let’s improve mental health services in the US. Please. But if you want to talk about how to prevent rampage violence, s.e. smith is afraid you’re going to need to move on to other subjects.

The Murder of Ki Suk Han: Should a Photo of a Man About to Die Be Considered Photojournalism?

In the wake of the brutal murder of Ki Suk Han, who died when pushed in front of a train, S.E. Smith examines the role of photojournalism in exploiting human suffering.