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Women's March on Washington

Why March the Women’s March

Why am I, as a man, going to D.C. for the Woman’s March on Washington?  First it’s important that we support and walk with a collection of people who hold firmly to the idea that women’s rights and empowerment are human rights.  Although there is plenty of historical evidence for me to engage in a […]

It’s The Masculinity, Stupid!

Running for re-election in 1992, President George H.W. Bush refused to acknowledge how the American people were suffering from an economic recession under his administration. To state the obvious, James Carville, an adviser for then candidate, Bill Clinton, coined the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.” This catcall helped Clinton soar to a win, capturing the […]

Randy Flood steps into body-shaming conversation

In a recent column for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Elizabeth Wellington takes on the topic of well-honed female bodies and body-shaming. Written in response to several verbal attacks on tennis pro, Serena Williams, Wellington comments, “So, every time women embrace their power, we have to strip them of their femininity? How insulting.” Why is that? “‘Men […]

What’s Up With Men and Football?

Men and football go together like men and F-150 Fords. Most guys love the game. Those who don’t probably won’t advertise their dislike but may sit quietly eating Doritos and checking Facebook as their friends hoot and holler watching their team on the big screen. Why? Because football is the quintessential “tough guy” sport—only the […]