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

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Is our sports culture hurting men?

Is Football Heroic? Jovan Belcher, Violence, and Masculinity

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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.