Tag Archive: Gender Differences

Apr 05

Superficializing Male Friendships

Recently, The Federalist published a piece about male-female friendships called “Why Men and Women Can Never Be ‘Just Friends’” which was roundly criticized for its conclusions that male-female friendship is impossible. I got this from several people on Facebook and I don’t see a need to repeat. What gets me though is how it reduces male …

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Oct 04

Men Only! Mary Story Contest

When we think about Mary, we tend to think a lot about how women have been helped. I know many men who have also been helped. A few weeks ago, Crossbound rosaries offered me one of their manly paracord rosaries. I want to offer it as the prize for the best story by a man about …

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Sep 17

“Xtreme” gender differences

Lightening Reaction Xtreme is a different type of game. Two to four players grab a metal handle out of a plastic base and one presses a button on the base to begin. Spooky music plays while the light flashes red. Then it flashes green and beeps. Last one to press the button on their handle …

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Aug 12

Arcatheos – Why It’s a Top Catholic Camp

I just got back from Arcatheos. It may just be the best summer camp in North America. It was recently rated the 2nd coolest in the world on Cracked.com. The number 1 camp cost $10,000, and includes supersonic flights and close in encounters with African wildlife. Coming second to that is impressive, especially considering it …

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Apr 29

Why We’ll See Homosexual Scoutmasters (and What That Says)

As the date of the Next Boy Scouts National Council meeting approaches on May 20th, everyone is wondering if they will accept homosexual scoutmasters. Officially the resolution only talks about teens, “No youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone,” yet I wonder if …

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Mar 11

Boys in the Girls’ Room – Beyond Uncomfortable Curiosity

Massachusetts recently passed a law that boys who thought they were girls or girls who thought they were boys could use the other restroom. There is a mountain of practical problems: most teenage boys at some base level want to enter the girls’ room, yet most teenage girls would feel extremely uncomfortable with this. Many …

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Feb 08

3 Options Instead of Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts put off their decision. With all the pressure from within and without, they will probably allow openly homosexual scoutmasters and workers sooner or later. Girl guides allowed lesbians in a few years ago and now a relatively high part of their staff is lesbian.  (If you want the Girl Scout saga, including planned …

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