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.
Messing up is fine. Good even. Because according to Ken Goldstein, a momentary instance of failure is the single best opportunity a business will ever have to connect with a customer’s conviction.
Aimee Herman takes a queer look at what has become a common rite of passage for young men.
As our World Series begins, so does another on the other side of the world. Mike Kasdan shares his baseball memories from The Land of the Rising Sun.
If you think that happiness is something that you are entitled to, or something the world just owes you, then you are absolutely kidding yourself.
He loves design. He loves hoarding. And he loves his mom.
Academic success may be the key to getting children to be more active.
Once Man gives in to the urge and gets a cat, he’ll never be the same.
Do expectations of men make it harder for men with disabilities in the dating scene?the
Because there’s something funny about two young men acting out the conversation of two 60 year-old women.
Adam Hartley co-founder of The Hero Round Table and new Good Men Project Contributor, asks us to empower victims of bullying.
Chris Osterndorf wants to remind famous guys like Shia LaBeouf that being an actor doesn’t mean you should get away with treating people badly.
From public officials making offensive comments about private citizens, to private citizens making the same about public officials, bigotry and racism will not be tolerated.
Nearly everyone experiences some degree of trauma in their lives. Elisabeth Corey asks if sexual abuse survivors are really so totally different from everyone else?
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.