The United States has a long history of publicizing so-called “macho” men. Over the years, the prototypical macho American man has seen numerous incarnations – from cowboys to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator. Often, these characters have proven their masculinity by being “tough” or by relentlessly beating down their opposition. Now, as next year’s presidential election approaches, […]

At 12:20 a.m. on September 29, 2015, Kelly Gissendaner was just one of the 53 women on death row throughout the United States. The next minute, that number was reduced by one after her execution for conspiring with Greg Owen, her lover, to kill her then-husband Doug Gissendaner. Eighteen years prior, Owen lured Doug Gissendaner […]

Following an exceptional campaign cycle that has witnessed the rise of multiple candidates peripheral to the party establishment, the GOP field is experiencing its latest blitz by an outsider presidential hopeful: Carly Fiorina. In her debut on the primetime debate stage, Fiorina spoke in specifics about foreign affairs, delivered the impassioned (if inaccurate) denunciation of […]

What do George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, Benjamin Franklin, and Franklin D. Roosevelt have in common? They are all founding fathers or former presidents; they are all featured on U.S. currency; and they are all white men.Changing the latter point is the goal of Women On 20s, […]

Two weeks ago, a student at Duke University hung a noose outside of the student commons building. Earlier in the month, two-dozen students at the University of Oklahoma fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon were videotaped reciting a racist chant about lynching. On March 18, Martese Johnson, an honor committee student at UVA had his head bashed to […]

Monica Lewinsky is making a comeback, just in time for the 2016 election. The increased focus on Lewinsky could negatively impact Hillary Clinton’s potential presidential campaign—reminding voters of a polarizing time in America, when her husband faced impeachment charges for lying about an affair to the American people. Combined with the recent Clinton email scandal, […]

“To expose misandry on all levels in our culture. To promote an end to chivalry in any form or fashion. To educate men and boys about the threats they face in feminist governance and to promote an end to that governance. To push for an end to rape hysteria, DV hysteria and false allegations. To promote […]

As American forces hand off control to the Afghan National Army and state police, women, as half of the population, should have an equal role in the transition process that will define society and politics to a significant degree. However, Afghan women are being excluded from peace talks with the Taliban. Modern research has shown that engaging […]

Jonathan Chait’s recent article in New York Magazine asserts that “political correctness” is the downfall of political discourse. However, his argument ignores the important rise of identity politics and the corresponding shift in cultural views on speech. Chait asserts that “while politically less threatening than conservatism (the far right still commands far more power in […]