Justin Zackal reports on Mike Bruno, who ran the Pittsburgh Marathon blindfolded for his daughter.
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
Deanna Shoyer supported International Pink Day to as a way to teach her sons about he value of diversity and a show of solidarity against discrimination.
Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?
A thank you note to my bullies.
A 13 year old boy asks friends how they really felt about their parents splitting up when dad isn’t around like before.
The You Can Play campaign has brought together all the major professional sports in Australia to make their sports welcome to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
Ever wondered what would happen if you wrote down all the seemingly brilliant ideas you come up with when you’re drunk? Lawrence Benner tries it.
Dave Lesser has his own theory regarding why babies often say one parent’s name long before the other
A young man in a hoodie deliberately drops a wallet on the ground 50 times as a part of a videotaped social experiment. How many of those 50 people do you think return the wallet to him?
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.
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