Why are Deaths from Drug Overdose and Suicide Among White Males on the Rise?

Drug deaths are on the rise, and understanding who they affect and why is key to fixing the problem.

The Suffering of Seven Billion

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Why Angry White Men are so Angry

Instead of ignoring the anger, put it to a positive use.

White Middle Aged Men and Suicide: An Alarming and Growing Epidemic

Has suicide become the result of unreasonable expectations for an entire demographic?

One Man Faces His Fear and Asks for a Conversation on Race

Afraid his earnest plea will be taken in a negative way, activist Larry Swetman faces his fear and asks for an open dialogue on race.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time

Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

Does Privilege Make My Voice Illegitimate?

Raoul Wieland tries to balance his natural-born privileges with his own sadness and feelings of being unmoored to any larger social issue.

Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes

Does the stereotypical man exist?

Learning How to Grow

After a stroke, Bryce Emley’s father suffers permanent physical and mental impairment, but the cruelest effect has been the damage to his manhood.

The Demise of the Far-Right Conservative White Guy

It’s not that bad, guys.

On “White Men Who Vote for Romney”

Brandon Ferdig wants to discuss what he thinks is one of more dangerous, race-based articles you’ll read all year.

I Only Look Like “The Man”

Sometimes the privileged aren’t all they’re made out to be.

“When white people are asked to talk about their racial identity and pride, all they have is shame.”

This is a comment by Justin Cascio on the post “The Difference between ‘white people’ and ‘White People'”.

What Makes White, Middle Class Men Kill?

We have all kinds of theories about inner city violence, gang murders and the like, but what about these “lone wolf” killers, many of whom have no prior record of criminal behavior at all?