In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.
(Hat tip to n1l0c2501.) Trigger warning for explicit depictions of abuse. Minor spoilers for the short film Life’s Poison. I was recently pointed to Life’s Poison, a powerful short film made for the PBS Online Film Festival about a teenage male who was abused by his father and the struggles he goes through in recovering [...]
Trigger warning for rape. Amber Cole is a fourteen-year-old girl. She performed oral sex on one boy while a second filmed her. There is some suggestion (for instance, by her father) that she might have been coerced; the boys responsible have been arrested. The video surfaced on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, where she was widely [...]
Trigger warning for discussion of suicide, depression, and mental illness. The core paradox of men and depression is this: women are more likely to be depressed; men are more likely to kill themselves. This makes literally no sense. Unless one is assuming a giant epidemic of men who wake up bright and early one morning, [...]