2. "Like an ongoing comprehensive education of men of what healthy, respectful manhood is all about, and it starts with how we view women. Our language is important. For instance, when a guy says ‘you throw the ball like a girl,’ or ‘you’re a little sissy,’ it reflects an attitude that devalues women. And attitudes will eventually manifest in some fashion."
    — CBS host James Brown calls on men to change their behavior toward women. (via think-progress)

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  3. pleasebboy:

    Her Minajesty

    Nicki Minaj by Jeff Bark

    Styled by Robbie Spencer

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  6. This isn’t about the Hawks. This isn’t about basketball. This isn’t about the role of upper management in sports. It’s about the degree of out-of-touchness that seems to repeatedly come from being powerful, wealthy, white, and male. And what those figures think about how to “deal” with black people.

    Rembert Browne, Grantland

  7. The sun hasn’t come up and Brendan Hill is fighting the urge to snooze his alarm.

    It’s summertime and most of his non-football friends haven’t even thought about opening their eyes.

    But he is awake, and making his way to Mansfield High for a workout.

    He can’t be late. That’s not how examples are set.

    Faces of Friday Night.


  8. "Rice, who was by then talking to a security guard, doesn’t offer any gestures of comfort, let alone tenderness; if what he’s just done is surprising or unfamiliar to him, he doesn’t show it. He does, at one point, push her legs together with a shove of his foot. That is what it looks like when a man beats up a woman."

    — Amy Davidson, The New Yorker