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Witnessing a traditional Pe'a (tattoo) done in Samoa

Vic Stefanu | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Vic Stefanu

The Pe'a is the popular name of the traditional male tatau (tattoo) of Samoa and it covers the body from waist to the knees. The word tattoo in the En...

Straight Men Wear Makeup, Get Over It

Zac Thompson | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

It's time we stopped empowering fear and insecurity with archaic gender ideas or destructive hashtags. Let's focus instead on making people proud and empowered about the things that make them unique.

Mr. Trump: Make America Male--Again

Frank Browning | Posted 06.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Frank Browning

Everybody in America but the Trumpeters is doing better, and their justified fear is turning to rage -- rage aimed mostly at anything and anyone that doesn't seem like a real hairy male.

5 Reasons Why We Need Disabled, Queer Male Porn Performers

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 04.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

The one body that we have yet to come across in mainstream gay male porn is the disabled male body -- in fact, it is non-existent. This sends a really loud and clear message to queer crippled men that their sexuality is not valued or valid in the LGBTQ+ community.

These Were the Hardest Parts About Transitioning From Male to Female

Quora | Posted 04.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

What was the most difficult part of your male to female transition? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Target's Only Plus-Size Male Model: Shopping Was 'Terrifying'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Style

For all the strides being made to make fashion more inclusive, one group of people is still notably absent from the conversation: men. Zach Miko is he...

A Rosh Hashanah Sermon on Gender Equality

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

"Man and woman were created in the Divine image. Male and female God created them." Each year we reread the story of creation. We return to our story of origin as a signal that Rosh Hashanah is all about returning to our truest selves -- or as we say in Hebrew, tshuvah.

That Viral Cosmo Video 'Men React to Their Girlfriends Getting Catcalled' Totally Inflates Sexism

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.31.2015 | Women
Ernest Owens

The mere fact that these men can only feel a sense of empathy of their girlfriend's daily struggles with being catcalled only further highlights the sexist culture we still reside in.

The Last Boys: A Book Of Photographs By Barry Marré

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs Copyright Barry Marré The Last Boys by Barry Marré is a pleasant departure from many of the "gay" art books out there. Although the...

The Word That Will Change the World

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 06.19.2016 | Religion
Sarah Thebarge

As long as we divide the world between "us" and "them," what happened in South Carolina will continue to happen until we start using the word that will change the world: WE.

Is Art Feminine?

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Christa Dowling

"The excellency of every art is its intensity, Capable of making all disagreeable evaporate." John Keats (English Poet - 1795-1821) Art, any form o...

What Role Should Men Play In Feminism? 5 Men Weigh In

Ravishly | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Ravishly

The fight for equality among all genders, races and sexual orientations requires just that same rainbow of people who want change -- and this includes men.

Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 02.15.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

Feminism Is About Equality, Not a Particular Gender: An Interview With Inga Schowengerdt

George Elerick | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
George Elerick

1. Can you tell us a bit about who you are? I am a social and developmental psychologist passionate about advancing gender equality through research,...

Dear Straight, White, Male New Friend

Rev. Frederick Davie | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices
Rev. Frederick Davie

You may want to think about what it means for others to hear you say that you have no lack of confidence because you are a straight, white male. It could suggest just the opposite.

What Women Want

Robin Koerner | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Feminism is about enabling women to have what they choose. But women choose to feel like women - to experience the delectable polarity of the female and the male, and that requires a culture that empowers, and celebrates, both.

Binaries Not Included

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Eliminating the binary does not mean that someone can not identify as purely male or purely female. It means that no one has to. Gender does not paint the picture of who I am. Who I am paints the picture of my gender. Why not use all of the colors on the palette?

Why Are Some Women (Like Me) So Wildly Happy About Her?

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Alexia Parks

In the end it is not a movie about the end of men. It's about breaking the man trance. It frees us all from everything we thought a relationship should be and uplifts us toward a higher state of living called "joy."

Led Across a Left-brain Landscape, These Women are Looking for Strong Men to Match Their Vision

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a recent commentary in Time magazine, Camille Paglia singles out a small group of feminists whose views on men are well known, and then acts as if ...

Placing More Value On Creating Technology Instead of Using It

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.30.2013 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Youth Radio's Christina So thinks schools should teach computer programming. Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By Christina So “I’m going t...

Is 'Thinspo' for Guys Any Less Harmful Than 'Thinspo' For Girls?

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

Even though the media have reported on "thinspiration" -- a.k.a. thinspo -- websites for more than a decade, one of the first direct acknowledgement...

Iran's War on Female Doctors and Male Nurses

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The announcement that 36 universities across Iran have banned 77 fields of study to women is just the latest example of the Iranian government's particular disdain for the progress that women have made in education.

Why Do Male Gymnasts Have Longer Careers?

Grindstone | Posted 07.22.2012 | Women

It looks like 20-year-old Shawn Johnson had the right idea: quit while you’re on top. If you saw the heartbreaking exit of last year’s all-around ...

Why Twitter is Great for Women

Belinda Parmar | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Belinda Parmar

There is something incredibly refreshing about a platform that lets the world talk to each other so openly while putting so little emphasis on projected style, gender or personality.

Beltway Influencers Still Mad Men

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.29.2012 | Money

If the worst-kept secret on Capitol Hill is that top lobbying groups actually control the show, then the best-kept secret is that the whizzes behind t...