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My Son Has Schizophrenia, Here’s How I’m Helping Him

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What do you do when your smart, loving son is suddenly cowering in the corner of his bedroom?

Matthew Perry Schools Us In The Nature of Addiction

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Is addiction a choice? Actor and former addict Matthew Perry explains the nature of his disease.

Guy Who Invented Viagra Solves Another Problem For Men


A new spray, called Tempe, succeeds in preventing one of the most feared sexual problems of men.

This Dad is Running for Hope

Daniel and his second daughter, Alysia

Daniel Howes is running the City2Surf this year, in memory of his daughter Tricia Hope, who was stillborn.

I Won’t Be Praising Anything the Pope Has to Say

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Simon Copland isn’t quite ready to jump on the Pope Francis bandwagon.

From Refugee to Aid Worker

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Thok Johnson fled Sudan as a child, and was separated from his family. Now they have reunited, and Johnson has become a nurse and returned to Sudan to help his people.

He Stole My Special Thing. He Stole My Identity. And He Was My Brother…

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How to come out after your brother did it first: Jame Aitken’s journey to self love and acceptance.

This is What the Face of Homophobia Looks Like


The graphic photographs of Wilfred de Bruijn after being brutally beaten in a hate crime are helping make change. – Warning, this post contains graphic images.

I’m a Male Nurse – So What?

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Brett Adamson became a nurse because he wanted to help people, but he quickly discovered that as a man, you’re never just a nurse, you’re always a “male nurse.”

22 Uses For Your Ex-Wife’s Wedding Dresses


When Kevin Cotter’s ex-wife left, she told him he could do whatever he wanted to with her wedding dress… She probably wasn’t expecting this.

Merry Christmas, Tony Hawk—The World Thinks You’re a S*** Parent


Rebecca Sparrow poses a question about the controversial photo of Tony Hawk and his daughter: What business is it of ours anyway?

New! Dissolvable Condoms?

Traditional condoms. Party-style.

Mamamia reports on what may well be the condom of the future.