What The CW’s Arrow Gets Right About Its Hero

The popular superhero soap is running the grim-and-gritty arc in reverse, and that’s pretty cool.

Five Things I Did in My Twenties and How They Have Changed, Now That I’m 40

Scott Behson is older and wiser.

On Turning 40

Have the Baby Boomers ruined aging for the rest of us?

Last Place

How do you come to love the place you call home?

Fear and Love in the Time of AIDS

Donald D’Haene’s date with fear taught him the real meaning of love.

My Father’s Ponytails: A Love Story

My father wants me to mix his ashes with the ponytails that he has saved in plastic bags. All things considered, this seems like a reasonable final directive.

Gay Day at Disney Meets the Promise Keepers

Justin Cascio remembers when being out and proud has been a courageous, life-affirming act.

1990: When Mobile Phones Were the Size of Vacuum Cleaners and Stereotypes of Men were Just as Awkward

We wish we could say we’ve come a long way, but have we?

My Gay Nineties

Before realizing the truth about himself, Tom Keiser had little idea what being gay meant, other than as an ineffective synonym for “happy.”

Nostalgia: 4/28

Blast from the past: Brad Kelstrom is guest editor for a week of nostalgia.

Great Moments in Greatness: It Doesn’t Get More 1990s Than This!

Michael Jordan, kid, Play, Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Will Smith all meet up in one nostalgic megabomb!