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My Label as a Man Doesn’t Define Me

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Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.

A Fun Productive Way to Best Neo-Nazis

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A small German town came up with a brilliant, peaceful and fun way to have neo-Nazis raise money against neo-Nazis.

5 Reasons Why Feminism Needs to Address Child Abuse (While Yes, Recognizing That Women Can Be Abusive Too)

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When it comes to addressing domestic abuse and working to eradicate it, feminism has played a critical role. But we need to see the abuse of children for what it is, regardless of the abuser’s gender.

What Do You Do When Your Child Texts You to Say: “There’s a Shooting at My School”?

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Welcome to 21st century parenting.

Is the NFL’s Culture of Violence Causing a Crisis of American Masculinity?

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Is what’s happening in the NFL causing a crisis of identity in the American male?

Why Men Have a Strong Emotional Stake in Rape Prevention

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Ashley Warner, a survivor of rape, is concerned how this act of violence affects men, families, marriage and society.

Athletes’ ‘Killer Instinct’ – In Words. In Pictures. And In Your Face

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Examining the masculinity of sport—and the meaning of the ‘killer instinct’—through the chilling words of NFL players, past and present.

The Patterns In Mass Shootings and a Conversation About Men

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A look at the patterns in the 71 mass shootings over the last 32 years and how they intersect with the social pressures of masculinity.

Quiet Survival: A Story of Detainment

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Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.

One College’s Quest to Deconstruct the Man Box

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Richmond College is leading the way to obliterate the man box once and for all!

Abercrombie Making a Switch? I’m Not Buying It

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A&F supporting anti-bullying efforts and championing allies all sounds good until you review its track record … and the cognitive dissonance begins.

Men, Women and the Glorification of War

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Melissa Holbrook Pierson’s 14 year-old son is obsessed with guns and war, and she wonders what it all means.

While U.S. Expands Marriage Equality, Russia Hunts LGBT

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Equal rights are human rights. We all suffer if some of us are discriminated against and denied equality, and we all win if all have it.

An Argument Against Hitting Your Children: And Some Alternatives

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Tim Lineaweaver believes a child should grow up believing their home is a safe place to be. It was something he himself didn’t have.

Adrian Peterson, Child Abuse, And Why It Doesn’t Matter If That’s How You Were Raised

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People who were raised with corporal punishment and say “But I came out just fine” are wrong, writes Aaron Gouviea. Those people did not turn out “just fine” because they still think that using weapons against a child and beating them bloody is acceptable behavior.