As a kid, I thought AIDS was just a joke. I know now that it’s not funny.
Jared Karol lives in Oakland, CA. He is a writer, an editor, a musician, a humorist, a rider of public transportation, a gay rights activist, the father of boy/girl twins, a San Francisco enthusiast, and a bunch of other stuff. You can find his writing on his personal blog, Lick the Fridge. He is also the co-founder---along with Amie Shea and Erin Margolin---of The Gay Dad Project, an exploration of the unique family configuration where one parent has come out as gay.
A son gains the maturity to contemplate the complexities of his mother’s identity and relationship to his father, who came out as a gay man.
Jared Karol on dealing separately with the confusion of having a gay father, and the man his father was.
When you’re a teenager and your father comes out as gay, you can end up feeling like there’s no one you can tell. Erin and Jared exchange letters about their experiences as the children of gay men.
14-year-old Jared Karol didn’t understand when his father told him he was gay. Now grown up, he hopes his own children won’t go through the same thing.
Modern life moves fast. But is it time to start making adjustments to how we’re playing the game?
This man says you better teach your kids about money now before the world teaches them. — Money fights and money problems are a major reason for divorce. Consumer debt is 3.2 trillion in the[Read More…]
Quiet waters do not make for a skillful sailor, and let’s face it, that is not why we were hired anyway.
From the ugly to the beautiful, the scantily clad to the overdressed.
These men freak out when they discover they have catcalled their own mothers, (who are not happy about it.)
“There never seems to be enough time
to do the things you want to do once you find them”
How do we decide to forgive or not forgive?
Our writers have something to say about love … and we take you inside their conversation.
When the love is there but the thrill is gone, these five fire starters can help you rapidly rekindle your romance.
Does the behavior of some boys automatically relegate them to being labeled as “special needs” and marginalized in the school setting?
Seth Thomas looks at one of the many stories behind why the MSM blood policy needs to change…and one man fighting for that change.
Johnathan Hales used to play in a band before they kicked him out for being an asshole. He reflects on the failed relationship and what he has learned.
I raised my son to trust police. I should’ve also taught him how to protect himself from them.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.