The drive to show “masculine compassion” misses the point about human struggle.
Derek Penwell was nine years old when friend of his was badly burned. And it caused him to think about how we witness one another’s pain.
Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.
With 100,000 people killed and 10 million displaced, is there hope for peace in Syria? Yes. But only if we can overcome the self-defeating psychology of revenge.
While men are still portrayed as stoic in our culture, they experience heartbreak just as deeply as women do. Sometimes even more
Cameron Conaway suffered from a few days of culture shock when he arrived in Thailand, and a few months of it when he arrived back home to Pennsylvania.
I thought I deserved to suffer, but when I discovered the true purpose of suffering, it was transformational.
Robert Fuller believes the most important learning of the century was disabusing ourselves of the notion that some people are inferior.
Why men are taught to never, ever, ever, show emotions. An excerpt from Chapter Two in Noah Brand’s and Ozy Franz’s book about masculinity.
It’s true that that the car service company Uber has done some questionable things, but it’s also advancing liberals priorities.
If you’ve been reading through the evidence that was presented to the grand jury in the case of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and feel like a few things are off, this Young Turks broadcast may solidify what’s sitting wrong with you.
A Thanksgiving drive and a return to his city reminded Mike Iamele how important home is. I’m exhausted. Yesterday, after two long days of filming videos, I drove from Syracuse back to Boston. It’s a[Read More…]
Bob Marrow reflects on defending Ronald “Blood” Peak, the enforcer for Frank Lucas.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told my Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).