When David Perez was 11, he had two stated goals: to become president of the United States, and to meet his father. Thanks to LinkedIn, he’s halfway there.
Erik Proulx is parenting without a script—or a father’s influence. And he’s doing a damn good job.
In 1962, when Marilyn Monroe was queen, Ina Chadwick could never keep her union-leader father’s attention—until she picked up a .22-caliber rifle.
Three months after we married, Celia and I up and moved to Italy. Six months later we returned to the States, almost broke and, somehow, still married.
“Baby, it’s manly outside.” Gint Aras reflects back on the ways he was reminded that he needed to take the cold weather like a man.
Doug Zeigler was born with a hearing defect. He tried all he could to hide it from everyone for one reason: FEAR.
Veronica Grace talks about the challenges of raising two sons while their father was in jail.
The first time Timothy Braun ate pizza and watched movies with his dog in the face of adversity, he wrote an essay on it that made him almost famous. When he did it again, it landed him in jail.
Vironika Tugaleva thought she was showing her man how much she loved him by being the perfect Cosmo Girl. Instead, she almost lost him.
Jamie Iredell brings us on a rollicking tour of his life through books.
Robert Peake believes that for fathers and non-fathers alike, “the best in us involves us giving back in ways that are uniquely male.”
“Will you be my girlfriend?” he beamed, smiling as wide as the sky. My jaw dropped. “But Carl, I’m a boy. Not a girl.”
CEO Lisa Hickey wonders, “What happens when stuff that is NSFW is your work?”
The media-generated perception: being black is synonymous with being poor, uneducated, unmotivated and a burden on society. Michael Taylor is having none of that.
I could smell the alcohol on her breath mixing with the sweetness of her perfume. “I’m sorry,” she whispered softly into my ear. “I can’t find my room key. I hope that’s okay with you.”
Damon Young talks about a particular type of “race neurosis” that makes it difficult to see actions as separate from the color of his skin.