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What the Oregon shooter’s manifesto tells us about the dangers of toxic masculinity

What does it mean to be a 'real man?'

On Oct 7, 2015 by Harris O'Malley

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The myth of the ‘senseless’ mass shooting

There's nothing 'senseless' about America's gun violence epidemic.

On Jul 29, 2015 by Nico Lang

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Michael Chabon whitesplains Kendrick Lamar’s new single in record time

The celebrated novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner took it upon himself to translate Kendrick Lamar for a (lame) audience.

On Feb 10, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Why do so many musicians act like terrible people online?

The gap between the Internet and real life has become so small as to be legitimately frightening.

On Jan 2, 2015 by [email protected]

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A threat is still a threat if you make it on Facebook

Should your right to harass someone on Facebook be protected under free speech?

On Dec 2, 2014 by Gillian Branstetter

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Why dudes don’t greet dudes

A recent hashtag showed how ridiculous it would be if men approached other men on the street. But why is it so strange?

On Nov 6, 2014 by Miri Mogilevsky

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What we won’t learn from the Las Vegas shooters’ social media history

Trying to connect the dots might do more harm than good.

On Jun 11, 2014 by [email protected]

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Why Slender Man is the perfect culprit for the Internet era

Slenderman is whoever you want him to be.

On Jun 6, 2014 by Gillian Branstetter

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I’m mentally ill, and I should never own a gun

The decision to purchase a shotgun should not have been mine to make.

On Jun 3, 2014 by Dennis Scimeca

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Hashtags can create radical change—but at what cost to their creators?

As the conversation spins dangerously out of control, #YesAllWomen shows that hashtags create a life of their own.

On Jun 2, 2014 by [email protected]

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‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ is a love letter to the ‘nice guy’ myth

Ann Hornaday called out the wrong movie.

On Jun 2, 2014 by [email protected]

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Why encouraging intimacy between men might save lives

To solve America's masculinity crisis, we need to teach men like Elliot Rodger there's more than one way to receive affection.

On May 30, 2014 by [email protected]

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Elliot Rodger’s case reveals the dirty underbelly of online communities

Isla Vista may have been the first Internet massacre.

On May 30, 2014 by Nicholas White

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It’s time for Reddit to flush the Red Pill

It's a poisonous cocktail to feed young men.

On May 29, 2014 by Gillian Branstetter

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Fox News continues long history of blaming mass murder on gay people

This isn't the first time the media tried to explain away violence as the product of "homosexual impulses."

On May 29, 2014 by [email protected]