Anticipation of the Knife

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Masculinity is often tied to pain management. Here, Michael Walsh ponders whether one kind of pain can be used to manage another.

Cruelty, Perversion and the Boy Scouts: A Personal Recollection

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In a deeply personal post, Mark Greene recalls the brutality of scouting. “Those who offered themselves up willingly, took savage beatings.”

The Violence of Homelessness: A Young Male Survivor’s Story [Trigger warning]

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W.R.R. escaped his father’s child sex ring only to endure the horrors of homelessness: illness, starvation, and yet more sexual violence. How does this survivor find meaning in his life today?

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Human First, Dom Second

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What does it mean that the popular image of the male dominant is a paragon of sadistic power?

Teen Drivers and Car Repair

Hint: your teen driver probably isn’t doing the repairing.