Insider Tips for Being Your Child’s Best Advocate at School

As a parent, how do you help your child through tough situations at school? — When our kids go to school every day, we trust that they are well supervised, safe and protected by the professionals in the classroom and administrative offices. But there are times when issues arise at school that concern or alarm […]

7 Surprising Gifts of My Mental Illness

Yes, depression and anxiety can be gifts.

What You Need to Consider When Dating a World Changer

What do you do when the one you’re dating wants to save the world? Alison Tedford tells us why dating an advocate can be the best thing ever. — In the world of online dating, I’m often asked what I do for to give back to the community as part of getting-to-know-you small talk. Ultimately, the […]

Photo Essay: Speaking Out Brings Queer Youth Experience Into Focus

“Straight? No. Gay? No. Those words don’t feel right. They aren’t Me. B:? Closer, but still not me. Queer . . . . . . . YES! I’m Queer! That’s Me!”

To Meddling Parents of Grown Children: STAND DOWN!

As parents our ultimate goal should be to produce self-sufficient humans who will make good choices in life.

“Nothing pisses off a racist person more than a nice person.”

This comment is from Johnny Walker Black on the post “Is this really news to anyone? Oh, not if you’re a black man.”

#36: Poet

“A hero is a man of distinguished courage and ability; it describes him perfectly.”

Once Again, Social Media Helps the Homeless

When you watch Revolution MacInnes walking through the streets of Oak Park, you get the feeling you’re seeing, if nothing else, someone different.

Sex at 60

Psychotherapist Robert Levithan brings his Advocate column, The New 60, to the Good Men Project. In this first installment, he writes about the benefits of dating younger men and generally not acting his age.

Barney Frank Admits to a Radical Homosexual Agenda

Wondering what’s going to happen when—eek—gay and straight guys shower together? We’ll let Frank answer that one for you.