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Chivalry’s Not Dead: Surprise Parents

I have no idea how I missed this story, which came out in The New York Times’ Opinionator blog on February 28th. More than a decade ago, a man called Danny found an abandoned baby in a subway station. He frantically phoned his partner, Peter, saying that the police hadn’t believed his …

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Chivalry’s Not Dead: Chilly Charity and Basketball

Here’s the second installment of Chivalry’s Not Dead! We didn’t have any reader submissions this week, but there were a couple notable items in the news:   Some of the people from the Atheists of Maine jumped into a chilly-cold lake to raise money for a children’s retreat called Camp Sunshine that hosts kids …

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Chivalry’s Not Dead: We Call it Humanism!

…since we took out the gendered part of the definition! Welcome to the first edition of Chivalry’s Not Dead, a weekly installation with a focus on humanism. This feature will showcase some acts of humanism every week on Wednesday from the news or personal experiences from our blog readers and …

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