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A Year Ago, I Confessed Some of the Worst Things I’ve Ever Done to Women: Here’s What Happened

For those men who are taking this opportunity to re-evaluate the water we’ve all been swimming in all this time, I thought it might be useful to recount my experience of writing my confession, and what happened as a result. Continue reading

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Confession

Excuses are bullshit. When I knew what I was doing was wrong, I shouldn’t have done it. When I didn’t know, I should have. Basic human decency isn’t hard to grasp once you admit to yourself that other people are people. Continue reading

Let’s Call Donald Trump What He Really Is: The Candidate – and Literal Embodiment – of Straight White Male Privilege

Trump was born on third and he’s mad because he’s sure he hit a home run. He must have, because everything he does, says, or thinks is awesome, and the only reason he can’t have literally everything he wants whenever he wants it is because the world is conspiring against him. Continue reading

An Aspiration For the New Year

Number one on my list of aspirations for 2016 is to project my best self in my online and social media presence. Continue reading

Santa Claus and the American Dream

I thought of this the other day, but I didn’t want to harsh anyone’s mellow this holiday season, since there are lots of folks I know who genuinely love the holidays, especially Christmas, and I respect that. But it occurred to me how the mythology surrounding Christmas, at least the American conception of it, kind … Continue reading

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