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LGBTQ Youth Over-Represented Across Juvenile Justice System, Experts Say

Because youth of color are also overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, many of the LGBTQ youth in the system are also youth of color, which can often make them invisible to juvenile justice workers.

Netherlands Launches War Crimes Investigation Over MH17 Being Shot Down

A Dutch public prosecutor is already in Ukraine to scope out the pro-Russia separatists suspected of mistakenly shooting the plane down under the impression that it was a Ukrainian military transport plane.

Because Sometimes You Just Need One of These [kitten video]

 Dear Kitten: It’s time that I gave you an education. The underwear drawer is mine. You can have the shoes.

War Is a Grab Land And It Always Has Been

War is planned by men & women in power who will never bear the loss it demands on the most personal, deepest level.

Men, Are You Dressing All Wrong?

While I’m not a huge fan of making fashion “rules” (other than “if it looks good on you and you feel good, it’s in fashion”), a lot of the tips here, provided by BuzzFeed Video, are pretty great.

Would You Vote for an Admitted Heterosexual? [Video]

  A bunch of guys were asked if they would vote for a heterosexual president. I really hope this is a joke.

‘The Greatest’ Deals a Knockout Blow to Racial Stereotypes

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was formidable in the ring—but even more so in the talk show guest chair. ___ In this classic 1971 interview with Michael Parkinson, Muhammad Ali takes racial stereotypes to the cleaners.

My Ex-Girlfriend is a $%&*# – Moving From Blame to Gratitude

Bob Schwenkler on not allowing a break-up to break you apart.  __ Author’s Note: The reason you’re reading these words is because my friend Nate Bagley has asked me to create a piece for his 30 day Gratitude Challenge.

Why Choose Polyamory

Polyamory isn’t right for everyone, but Vlad Dolezal lays out his case for keeping an open mind.   Today, I will talk about something I usually keep private – my romantic life.

Are You ‘Guardrailing’ Your Partner?

Protecting your ‘bad driver’ partner is one thing. Absorbing the full brunt of each crash is another.

The Kind of Men We Want to Be

Anthony Carter realized that the problems in our society can’t be fixed by looking for a scapegoat.   In an effort to make sense of so much of the craziness that goes on, everybody would like a scapegoat.

Movies Guys Should Watch (Seriously!): Abel Ferrara’s Ms. 45

Film critic John Ryan Powell examines an underrated low-budget film that explores the ramifications of sexual assault.

Good News, Rich People: NYC Just Made Sure You Won’t Have to Look at The Poors Ever Again

Next up: stairs for rich people, trampolines for everyone else. - If you’re looking for affordable housing in the United States, it would be a good start to forget that New York City even exists, especially in Manhattan and Brooklyn, as more and more neighborhoods undergo gentrification and low-income families get dumped further into terrible neighborhoods or forced out of the city altogether so NYU students can live in a windowless room in Bushwick for $900 a month.

How my Past as a Black Woman Informs my Black Male Feminist Perspective Today

Dr. Kortney Ziegler candidly shares how past life experiences  and black feminism have taught him how to love black men.

John Oliver Tackles One of the Biggest Issues Facing Men Today: Prison

- First, half the people in Federal prison are there on drug charges. And, as John Oliver points out, “on the one hand, the war on drugs has completely solved our nation’s drug problems…” (that’s sarcasm, folks).

Why I Have a Problem with Videos of Blacks Being Brutalized

Jeff Jones asserts that sharing videos of blacks being brutalized by police damages the public perception of his race.

What is Life Like for Black Men in Today’s Corporate Business World?

  Dr. Vibe and a group of black men discuss the advantages, disadvantages, and challenges that black men experience while working in the corporate business world today.

The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Lose Weight

James Fell advices for those trying to lose weight to up their “caloric awareness”. ____ The most important thing you can do to lose weight… And keep it off.

Mrs. Bloomingdale

Bob Marrow shares the story of his childhood play area, and a friend he met in the process.  ____  I was ten years old in 1951 when our family, two parents and four sons, moved from the Bronx to a house at 16 Atherstone Road in the “north end” of New Rochelle, a short bike ride from Heathcote, the five corners.

Why Being Told I Was a Good Gospel Drummer Changed the Way I Play

Never label who you are, or what you can become. Live boundlessly and dream big, because the sky is not the limit, it’s the starting point.