Richard Sherman, Thugs, and Black Humanity

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Olivia Cole wonders what it takes for a black man to be regarded as human in America.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Producer on Why You Should Watch the ‘Legitimate Rape’ Episode

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Warren Leight, Executive Producer of Law & Order: SVU, explains the process of turning a sensitive news story into a compelling hour of television.

Real Men Don’t Watch Sports


Is our sports culture hurting men?

Is Football Heroic? Jovan Belcher, Violence, and Masculinity


Is the masculine power the makes football exhilarating, the same destructive force that killed Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins?

The Curious Case of Chris Birch

I highly recommend you check out Law and Sexuality is a blog by Chris Ashford, a reader in Law and Society, that “seeks to explore law and sexuality in a broad socio-legal framework” if that kind of thing interests you (for what my recommendation is worth anyway). He  has an interesting post up about Chris Birch […]

UW-Madison Athletic Official Investigated for Sexual Assault

Hat tip to Geo, and trigger warning for explicit description of sexual assault.  John Chadima, former senior associate athletic director at UW-Madison, is being investigated for the sexual assault of a male student.