the power of vulnerability, 

brené brown


black masculinity, threat or threatened,

bell hooks & kevin powell


the body keeps the score: brain, mind, & body in the healing of trauma

bessel van der kolk


the price of shame, 

monica lewinsky


the effect of trauma on the brain & how it affects behaviors,

john riggs


the ballot or the bullet, 

malcolm x


together one more time, 

patrick carnes & john bradshaw*



*leaders in the treatment of addiction

introduction to in the body of the world,

eve ensler


everything you thinkk you know about addiction is wrong, 

johann hari


painfully comic relief, 

john oliver


the mask you live in

documentary, full-length, addressing the adverse impact of myopic conceptualizations of masculinity upon men's mental and physiological health