Blind and Gay and Not Alone

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When one man was told, “It looks like you’re gay,” it was the beginning of something good.

“Not Much to See”

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Stereotypes take many social forms, listen to the blind talk about their joy of cinema.

Qualifying for Quinn: Miles in Memory of Man’s Best Friend

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The Mighty Quinn–he guided me physically in life and now guides me spiritually on my journey to Boston.

Guide On the Side: Helping My Friend With Visual Impairment Achieve the Boston Dream

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I knew what he had done to live a healthy, full life with blindness, and I had seen how he climbed whatever mountain was in front of him. It was now Randy’s time to lean on me, and he did.

6 Lessons About Special-Needs Parenting from a Blindfolded Marathoner

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Justin Zackal reports on Mike Bruno, who ran the Pittsburgh Marathon blindfolded for his daughter.

Athletes Overcoming Obstacles: But Now I See

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As it was the article that sparked our series on Athletes Overcoming Obstacles, we decided to rerun an excerpt from Steven Holcomb’s memoir about bobsledding and blindness.

What Every Man Should Know… About Style: 6/29

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If the clothes don’t make the man, do they at least signal what kind of man wears them?

But Now I See

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Steven Holcomb was a world champion bobsledder. But he had a secret. He was going blind. Here is an excerpt from his new memoir.

Three Days To See: A Documentary Kickstarter Worth Backing

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Help fund Garrett Zevgetis’s new documentary about seeing beyond blindness.

Why Do We Still Circumcise Boys?

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Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?

“Whatever Life Hands You, Kick it in the Balls and Run.”

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A short film by Dan Guilbeault, who lost his sight at an early age but eventually re-found his best friend.

Two from HARD TO SAY, by Ethel Rohan

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“An Irish daughter struggles with her relationship with her mother, who drinks, beats, goes blind, loses her sanity. The stories in this aptly titled book are relentless, full of terror, frighteningly true. Ethel Rohan’s rhythms will get inside you.” —Matt Salesses, Good Men Project Fiction Editor