J.P. Sears: The Truth Behind His “How To Become Gluten Intolerant” Video

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In the quest for social reflection, one man stands out. And he stands tall.

This is What It’s Like to Lose Your Home to Gentrification

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“Our family was renting it for $800, it got sold for $1.3 million, or something like that.” What followed? Eviction.

Tomboys Are Cool But Sissies Are Not. Now What Is That?

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Why can’t we all get on the same page with the evolution of gender identity?

No Matter How You Feel Today, You Are Not Alone

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There is always someone out there for you. Sometimes you have to reach out instead of waiting to be reached.

Will It Ever Be Possible To Eliminate Racism In Soccer?

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It’s right in front of us on an international level. When is enough, enough?

The Darker Side of Ambition

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John Havens grapples with the remnants of his childhood bullying: an unrelenting and damaging “I’ll show you” ambition.

I Refuse To Be One Of “The Good Men”

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Charlie Glickman explains why assuming the position of “not like other guys” creates more problems than good.

He Was a Victim of the R Word

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We don’t like to speak of the R word, yet its impact is undeniable.

The Institute for Compassionate Leadership

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Lodro Rinzler recalls his friend Alex Okrent, and how his life inspired the creation of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership

The Homeless are Human

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Nannatte Ricaforte reminds us that “Homelessness might rob one of his dignities but humanity perseveres in all.”

“We already have ‘Friends don’t let friends drive drunk.’ Why not extend that to sex?”

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How does fatal drunk driving compare socially to the things that happened in Steubenville? If campaigns against drunk driving don’t work, how do you design a consensual sex campaign? What effective messages have you seen that could apply?

Male Nudity in Public

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Jamie Utt realizes that it’s time to put some pants on.