Men on The Pain of Miscarriages

Studies available indicate that men often report the same feelings as women after a pregnancy loss. Many men experience sadness, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression after their partner miscarries. In one study of 386 partners, 7 percent reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress one month after a pregnancy loss.

One Rabbi’s Courage Is Removing Religious Pretentiousness About Addiction

It isn’t everyday that religious leaders choose to open their lives fully to those who look up to them as spiritual guides. Doing so might mean a loss of trust or even a loss of command over their congregation with adherents organizing to lobby for the removal of a person they feel has fallen fromContinue reading “One Rabbi’s Courage Is Removing Religious Pretentiousness About Addiction”

Alliances Are Needed Between Straight and Gay Men to Address HIV/AIDs

Forty years ago, an unnamed illness began to disproportionately impact members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically gay and bisexual men. The disease, which later became known as AIDS, caused by a virus dubbed HIV, devastated our community, becoming the leading cause of death for men between 25 and 44 in 1992. During the 1980s andContinue reading “Alliances Are Needed Between Straight and Gay Men to Address HIV/AIDs”

The Trauma of War and Occupation

Today The Barbershop Group speaks with 3 men connected to the Gaza strip in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). As many of you know, there have been countless protests around the world in support of the Palestinian people’s right to life and to avoid further displacement as Israeli settlers expand throughout the area. Concurrently, citizensContinue reading “The Trauma of War and Occupation”