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Please Stop Asking Trans Folks These Questions

“When did you decide to be a boy?” No one asks me this question, because I was born with the physical characteristics commonly associated with the gender identity I inhabit. But when it comes to ge…

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6 Gender Stereotypes Around the World

  It's easy to think that some behaviors are just inherently male or female. Boys like to play with trucks. Girls like to play with dolls. Men propose marriage, women take their husband's last…

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Female and Minority Farmers Demand Equality

Earlier this year, the USDA updated the process by which female and Hispanic farmers may file discrimination claims. This was largely a response to a number of claims over the last decade filed by far…

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Getting Back to the Body in Sexual Healing

After scanning the literature on the human relationship with sex, I have come up with this very deep and profound conclusion: “Sex is hard.” And it may very well be the gateway for us humans to being …

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12 Tough Guys with Adorable Animals (Photos)

The city of Baltimore, Maryland has an alarming incidence of animal abuse, often perpetrated by teens trying to show their "toughness" or "manliness." In response to this, the city created an anti-ani…

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The Sweetest Photo You’ll See Today: Dad Wears Skirt

Nils Pickert lives in a small, traditionally religious town in Germany. He also has a five-year-old son who enjoys wearing dresses and skirts and painting his nails. Instead of discouraging his son fr…

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How Do Men and Women Approach Problems?

When I am working with couples, the men may talk a lot about wanting to be appreciated and having a partner who can help them; they seem to want loyalty and they want to engage in activities like hiki…

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Why Men Have Difficulty with Intimacy, Part II

Jim writes, "I see a lot of men need to be more like women being promoted these days." Tim writes that "Perhaps 2012 truly is the end of the world (as we know it). Lies and facts are now indistinguish…

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Women and the Media

I had a fascinating conversation today about the relationship between women and the media. There is truly a need for authentic women's voices. Too often, in the media, women are either objectified or …

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The Meaning of Marriage

I have been thinking a great deal lately about what it means to be married. This is only natural, as I will be getting hitched in about a year. The concept of marriage constantly changes and evolves a…

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