There Are Victims in the Penn State Tragedy, Not "Accusers"
Dec01

There Are Victims in the Penn State Tragedy, Not "Accusers"

At least one positive development has emerged from the Penn State sexual abuse scandal.

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Men’s Emotional Connection to Guns: An Interview With Michael Messner (Part 2)
Nov09

Men’s Emotional Connection to Guns: An Interview With Michael Messner (Part 2)

This entry is part 2 of 0 in the series Messner

Emotions are of central importance on all sides of the gun debate. We can’t wish them away in favor of some imagined Mr. Spock-like linear rationality.

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Fathers, Sons and Guns: An Interview With USC Sociologist and Author Michael Messner
Nov07

Fathers, Sons and Guns: An Interview With USC Sociologist and Author Michael Messner

This entry is part 1 of 0 in the series Messner

"I end the book with a letter to my sons, posing this this sort of dilemma for them to ponder: perhaps the meaning of a son’s relationship with his father is a sort of puzzle to be deciphered over a lifetime."

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John Lennon on Fatherhood, Feminism, and Phony Tough Guy Posturing
Jan20

John Lennon on Fatherhood, Feminism, and Phony Tough Guy Posturing

An uncovered interview in Rolling Stone makes clear that John Lennon was strong enough to both acknowledge his own vulnerability and embrace women’s leadership.

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