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There will always be someone who got trolled, shamed and publicly humiliated worse than you.

  “Let them eat cake!”–Marie Antoinette. Hundreds of years later, the world still won’t let it go. (Tiarasandtrianon.com/ Creative Commons) I got publicly shamed, but am grateful for the experience. I’ve heard many a feminist take on public shame, heard people’s … Continue reading

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Watch the sunset with me

  

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“The best songs feel like they’ve always been here”

–Merle Haggard. The Working Man’s Poet has died at age 79 on his birthday.     (Image: digplanet.com/ Creative Commons) There’s a good Rolling Stone interview with him from 2010. He was magical and ahead of his time. He called out the … Continue reading

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American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Man Climbed Tree Because He Wanted To Be Left Alone

That’s allowed, you know. I bet he didn’t climb up there to look at his phone and check Facebook, either.    (Image: Oakridger.com) If a man climbing a tree makes national headlines, this is a sign that people are looking … Continue reading

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Men and Inequality: The Double-Edged Sword

(repost)    (Image via Criticalcommons.org) I’d long been afraid of men. They get angry in a way that I don’t, and they seem to respond to their own source of stress, a stress that I couldn’t identify with. For that … Continue reading

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Good men aren’t that hard to find

    Years ago in a bar, we were bought drinks by Chris, a regular. Chris was a very inquisitive and intelligent man and he seemed misplaced in that bar, which is mostly patronized by testosterone-stuffed lunkheads who made comments … Continue reading

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10 Types of Odd Friendships You’re Probably a Part Of

It’s very fabulous. It casts humor and light on the kinds of relationships people have these days. Everything’s weird. Most friendships are odd anymore and this article is honest about that. http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/12/10-types-odd-friendships-youre-probably-part.html There are great graphics, and of course, the … Continue reading

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