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#IGotYou: Black Men and Mental Health

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor Mental health conditions among black men has been a topic swept under the rug for many years. But just because something is avoided doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 18.6% of African Americans report living with a mental health condition but only […]

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Wait, He Was Gay? A Look at LGBT Men of History

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor About a year ago, I learned that Christopher Marlowe, one of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, was gay. My British literature professor mentioned it in the day’s lecture with a level of matter-of-fact-ness that was completely disproportionate to my reaction: I froze in the middle of taking notes and started tearing up. […]

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Shout-Out to the Men in Uniform

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor  In case you didn’t know, there is yet another occasion to celebrate this holiday season. November 19 is International Men’s Day, a day reserved for the celebration of all men — big, small, sporty, nerdy, rugged, groomed — each and every kind. But, right now I would like to put an extra […]

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Shattering What Society Calls Masculine

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor As humans we all possess some kind of balance of masculinity and femininity. The idea that women are more encouraged to share the masculine sides of their personality is one that is common in our society. Women who like traditionally “masculine” things like football and video games are seen […]

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Why We Celebrate International Men’s Day

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Just last month, we celebrated International Day of the Girl, a day dedicated to promoting human rights and highlighting gender inequality. Now this month,we celebrate November 19th as International Men’s Day. The objective for this day includes a “focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender […]

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2017 International Men’s Day is Here

By Janessa Rutiaga Assistant Web Editor   International Men’s Day for 2017 falls on this Sunday, the 19th of November. This year’s theme is Celebrate Boys and Men, and KTSW has just the thing for that. We’ll have our 24-hour live broadcast from midnight to midnight! We have guest DJs, talks from our Bobcat Radio […]

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Boys Don’t Cry?

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Is masculinity overrated? Many young boys are bombarded with ideas about what it means to be macho and manly. Boys may pretend to be interested in activities they really are not in order to fit in with their friends. This fake persona a young boy creates to fit in […]

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The Pig MENtality

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor What do guys want in a relationship? Do they even want a relationship? The quick answer is that there isn’t one, and that every individual’s wants are different. We can’t rely on notions and stereotypes when it comes to individuals, but there has to be a reason as to […]

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Let’s Talk Bromance

By Asia Daggs Assistant Web Content Manager Bromance: noun informal –the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males. When I hear the word bromance, I automatically think of corky, funny but borderline weird friendships. The relationships between Seth Rogen and James Franco or Channing Tatum with Jonah Hill are perfect examples. The list […]

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Male Misconceptions – Debunked!

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor There are many misconceptions about men. Just walking around, you might hear conversations that refer to men as all being the same. Apparently, they are always messy, they never want to stop to ask questions or they never talk about their emotions. Well, like any group of people, there […]

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