Gender & Sexuality
Regina Cates once hated men for good reasons, but here is why they are now her closest friends in the world. I used to hate men. Maybe that is the stereotypical view men have about gay women, that we’re men haters, diesel dykes, and frustrated spinsters. But my reasons for starting out life hating men were valid.
Jason Rozek’s partner is a woman, and he’s found himself in a curiously familiar place.
Relationships, Love & Sex
A lot of people throw around the term “sex addict” casually, but it’s not a casual diagnosis. Virginia Gilbert, MFT helps clear up the confusion.
Graham Phoenix gets goosebumps just thinking about sex. It’s so important to get it right, because so much flows from the balance between sex and control.
Ethics & Values
When I saw Peter MacDonald on television, still looking dapper and handsome at age 85 in a jaunty red scarf and Navajo Code Talker yellow velvet shirt standing on the sidelines of the Washington Redsk*ns[Read More...]
Saying your creed is one thing. Meaning it is another.
The Good Feed Blog
Tom Waits doesn’t just write songs. He tells stories—of vagrants, orphans, tramps, and brawlers—with scenes so vivid you can almost smell the stench of scotch and cigarettes in the room.
“Spray around the room at night before bed, repeat if necessary,” reads the instructions.
Bits & Pieces
The thing Michael Kasdan loves about Kurt Vonnegut is that he doesn’t take himself or the world too seriously. Something we all can learn from.
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Comment of the Day
This comment by Paul on the post Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism
Good for the Soul
Fergus Denhamer wonders if men in midlife are becoming redundant to the women they love?
Carmen M Colon wants her sons to know that giving up their time is a gift. Make sure others are worthy of it.
Dads & Families
Expecting dad Robert Graves wonders if being a longtime dog owner has made him more prepared to become a parent than non-dog owners
Adam Cherepski loves being a dad, but, acknowledges that, sometimes, being a dad involves doing things you’re not particularly proud of
Advice & Confessions
Life is full of suffering and trauma, something that we are reminded of on a daily basis through print and broadcast news services. I know[Read More...]
Relationship strategist Sue Nador says that when the dishes pile up so do the resentments, and she offers some ideas for avoiding that trap.
Arts & Entertainment
For a kid in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood, the only thing worse than being called a wetback was being called a Brazer. It wasn’t until college that Ray Salazar learned what that word really meant.
This past Sunday marked the premier of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a show that hopes to spark a new generation of explorers with a hunger for knowledge.
MEN: Edited by Mark Greene
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
A young girl’s life is turned upside down by the chaos and loss of war in a “one second a day” video.
Reviews and Commentary: MCofA
Strongman and seminary graduate N.C. Harrison reflects on a satisfying Academy Awards presentation that showcased the power of song.
The Good Life
The Jameson Whiskey will be smooth no matter where you have it, but an Irish pub isn’t authentic until it embraces the Irish sense of community.
“He’d come to appreciate the sounds she made, a steady grumble of snores that lessened whenever she turned on her side. The things she said were invariably hostile: ‘Who the hell is Becky?’ ‘Don’t fucking look at me!’ ‘Why didn’t you answer the phone?’” By Mike Heppner