Cleveland Finds Out This Week if It Made History by Electing 1st Muslim to City Council

It is strange to still hear about political “firsts” in 2017. The immediate reaction is often, “How did it take this long for [fill-in-the-blank] to happen?” Last month’s elections created about half-a-dozen significant political firsts in municipal and statewide elections that ranged from totally unexpected to “Wait,

Steve Stephens Is at Fault for Robert Godwin Sr.’s Death. He and He Alone. Not Joy Lane or Anybody Else. Stop That Shit.

I don’t remember the first time I heard the phrase “toxic masculinity” but it has stuck with me ever since. It’s not a hard concept to define or understand. Effectively, and simply, it’s a label placed on actions and behaviors attributable to “manhood” that are destructive, often violent, and naturally come with…