What Does Your Passion Look Like?

Passion is supposed to always be fiery. Right? It's always raging and burning and evidently flailing wildly about. That's great. Not a damn thing wrong with that. It just seems like such a narrow view. Perhaps I'm just rebelling and my insecurity is on display, but I've been told I lack passion before. Several times … Continue reading What Does Your Passion Look Like?

Why We Must Speak

Because monsters can't be allowed to speak on our behalf. This week we see people at the highest levels of government preaching that boy's will be boys. They aren't discussing scrapes, bruises or busted windows. They are talking about sexual assault. It doesn't matter if you believe Dr. Ford It doesn't matter if you think … Continue reading Why We Must Speak

Toxic Masculinity isn’t Responsible for Mass Shootings.

  It IS responsible for a great many other awful things, but when a young, angry, white kid gets a gun and decides to end lives, it’s not due to age old standards of masculinity. Mass shootings have arisen in recent decades not as the death knell of old paradigms of manhood but as a … Continue reading Toxic Masculinity isn’t Responsible for Mass Shootings.

We’ve Been Failing Our Sons

Boys raise their hands more. They dominate discussions. They are continually the largest voices in academia. Most have heard these statistics for years. There's truth to them. Most of it has its roots in a string of studies published in the early 90's which explored the plight of American girls in the education system. These … Continue reading We’ve Been Failing Our Sons