Being Married Doesn’t Protect People From Violence

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Russell Love counters the idea that women and children are safe from sexual violence in a married family.

George Will: Championing Male Paranoia, Ignorance, and the Status Quo

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Roger Canaff refuses to accept George Will’s attempts to use one anecdote to dismiss the reality of every male or female survivor of sexual violence.

A Continual Act of Coming Out

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An etiquette advice columnist who offers guidance about ways to reveal family secrets comes out of his own dark and scary closet in which he lived for fifty years

Call It What It Is: The United States Tortures Human Beings

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell asks: At what time did American civilization end?

A Lesson in Figure Skating and Black Men

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Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.

Does Fast Food Make Slow Mummies?

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Why moderation and brown goop smoothies aren’t enough to fend off a mummy attack.

Why Banning Transfats is Confusing

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Why pick those 7,000 lives to save?

Six Things I’ve Learned from the Syria Crisis

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Robert Burke Warren participated in the collective sigh of relief that came from the decision not to go to war with Syria. And have we learned anything from the crisis? Well, yes.

A Presidential Address, a Father’s Prayer

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Kyle Wiley hopes for one thing for his family: Freedom from fear.

Sexual Activity Between Teachers and Students is a Profound Ethical Violation

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MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher Anderson addresses Betsy Karasik’s Washington Post OpEd suggesting sex with underage teens should be legal.

Washington Post Runs a Piece Arguing Teachers Shouldn’t Be Jailed for Sex With Underage Students

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The piece ignores one of the primary reasons why sex between an adult teacher and an underage student is a crime — the tremendous power gulf between the two parties.

US to Return Two Guantanamo Detainees to Algeria

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Is this the beginning of the end for Guantanamo?

BREAKING NEWS: Bradley Manning Verdict Announced

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Bradley Manning found not guilty on charge of aiding the enemy.

Reports Seem to Indicate the US Prison Population is Declining

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It is happening slowly, but the prison population in the US is steadily declining.

Startup America Needs to Look More Like America

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Kalimah Priforce wonders: where are the startups of color?

Mississippi Supreme Court Denies Death Row Inmate DNA Testing of Evidence

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According to Andrew Cohen of the Atlantic, “the specters of racial bias, a faulty confession and untested scientific evidence have haunted this case.”