Stereotypes take many social forms, listen to the blind talk about their joy of cinema.
The Mighty Quinn–he guided me physically in life and now guides me spiritually on my journey to Boston.
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.
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.
Steven Holcomb was a world champion bobsledder. But he had a secret. He was going blind. Here is an excerpt from his new memoir.
Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?
A short film by Dan Guilbeault, who lost his sight at an early age but eventually re-found his best friend.
“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
“If I could instill fear in others, they would see me as a man.”
Bill is fifty-two years old. Sporting an unruly mountain man beard and chain smoking Camel straights, he delivers pizza on a bike in Brooklyn.
Deadly Ebola must be combated with western resources devoted to education, prevention, care, quarantine and development of a vaccine and cure
Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?
“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield
Don’t let somebody else’s misjudgment change your attitude on the bounties of life.
Even long-time users can get into some bad habits. Darianna Jones has a list of things to put on your “Don’t” list.
If not all police are bad, how come the good cops never snitch on the bad apples that are ruining the bunch?
Jesse Parent (yes, that’s actually his name) takes aim at his daughter’s future suitors in this passionately delivered poem. Could a father love his daughter more than this?
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Shawn Phillips had a choice: crash his Harley on purpose or fall to his death.
Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.