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To conquer toxic masculinity start by holding other men accountable

During these times its nearly impossible to go on social media without seeing the polarizing commentary regarding political issues. The latest thing to divide the internet has been a controversial Gillette ad. In short, the ad asks men to do better, stop making excuses and hold each other accountable for our actions. While the message […]

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Equality is more complex than some may think

After the presidential inauguration in January 2017, nearly 500,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., and in many other cities around the world. Two years have passed and Americans are still marching. The Women’s March is a social movement of intersectional feminism, which includes people from all marginalized groups. Those who are a part of the […]

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Men are allowed to have feelings

As the so-called “protectors” of women and children, men are consistently encouraged to hide their true feelings to keep up a strong facade. This, in turn, evokes a tendency for men to be emotionally dishonest with their significant others, families, friends and, most importantly, themselves. This leads to miscommunication, misplaced emotional responses, and an all-around […]

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Reusable straws and bottles won’t save the planet

A dozen years. Humankind only has 12 years to stop the progression of global warming before it becomes irreversible and significantly worsens the number of floods, food short-ages, extreme weather and possible poverty for millions of people, according to the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Ninety-one leading climate scientists noted the current global temperature […]