If we are truly strong, on the inside, like the many women that have been my role models, then we don't have to worry so much about stupid things like feeling important because of our material possessions and social status. It is only with this new definition of success, based on our shared humanity, that we can build a better world.
For the first time ever, Pirelli is departing from its tried-and-true formula of sex and eroticism. For 2016, the calendar will feature intimate portraits -- fully clothed -- of 13 women who are shaping the world today, photographed by world-renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz.
When I was a little girl, I believed -- for much longer than I should admit -- that all dogs were boys and all cats were girls. I believed this despite the fact that when I was about five I had a dog named Daisy. But I never for one minute believed that Daisy was a girl.
Ask yourself this simple question... Are you inspired? It's an amazingly simple question that can help us steer down our paths on purpose. When we ...
For too long, men have been conspicuously absent from prevention and intervention efforts. It is time to involve men and make them part of the solution. Men need to be part of the solution because men are the primary perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault.
What has been the major lesson learned from his parents' mistakes? Separate and individuate from your family of origin to become your own person early.
What does it say about our cultural values that staring at butts (as long as it's hetero) is considered a more acceptable motivation for boys in ballet than practicing a challenging art form?
It would be appropriate to include every book bell hooks has written in this article as each of her manuscripts confronts the systemic and psychological factors out to destroy Black males. My advice is to read every book of hers you can.
I want you to learn at a very early age to be comfortable talking about your anxieties, struggles and fears. Most importantly, I hope these eight things help you live an authentic life with the understanding that you're never alone.
There are a few moments in life when our mettle as men is tested. Getting into a fist fight is one. Having a baby is another. You can prepare for either of these, but until you go through it, you never really know how you will respond.
Research conducted in 2010 by the International Center for Research on Women [ICRW] illustrates this complexity, demonstrating that a significant number of men who abuse their partners were themselves abused as children.
It's time we stop using "straight-acting" as some kind of dreamy, aspirational bridge-building tactic or lure. And while we're at it, how about we just stop trying to act like straight people all together and start acting like exactly who we are?
Even with my chin length hair kids mock me for having 'girl hair' -- as if there's something inherently offensive about being a girl. So much has evolved with gender identity since I was a kid but I fear men and boys are being left behind in our liberation of behavior from gender.
Working as a local lifeguard over the summer, I observed how feminism isn't solely a women's issue, but a male issue as well. I watched many young boys get teased by their friends with phrases like, "Don't be such a pussy" or "Be a man, stop crying" and my personal least-favorite, "You throw like a girl."
Stigmas largely exist because mental illness remains misunderstood and at times sensationally stereotyped. Depression is often seen as the precursor to suicidal ideation and behavior so let's take a look at some dangerous myths about men and depression.
Some women have really type-A, go-getter personalities. And some men are really not cut out for the stress of having to make a living. Some women aren't just looking for a relationship where everybody does everything.