A Soulful Antidote to Feeling Alone


Jacob Max Winkler spins a mystic’s prayer celebrating divine mystery.

A Clutch of Flowers: Celebrating My Love for My Daughter


Jonathan Shipley and his kiddo share a special bond…one bouquet at a time.

A Christmas Cluster


Christmas becomes less about the rituals when your life changes out from under you.

Queen Elizabeth Signs Legislation Legalizing Gay Marriage

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England and Wales are now among the small number of countries in which gay marriage is not only recognized but legal.

The Courage to Use Our Own Understanding: Valedictorian Address


“Knowing is not the same as engaging” Adam Moscoe speaks at the University of Ottawa.

Dad and Daughter Film Last Dance Together at Her Wedding Before He Died of Cancer (Video)


This is love.

[Sponsored Video by Seventh Generation] Celebrate Earth Day with a Toxin Free Party

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The video is a cake-lovers — and kid lovers — dream. One big, environmentally-friendly mess.

“BlaQueer is actively showing himself just as he is, which is the opposite of the media’s ‘if you don’t look like this, you are inadequate’ message.”


These are comments by Salvice on the post “I Want the World to See The Man I See in Myself”.

A History of Music Festivals


Where did Woodstock come from and how did Austin City Limits come about? Find out the origins of your favorite festivals.

“I had chosen the right groom, and decided that was the important thing.”

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This post was from Jennifer J. on the post “Men, Women, and the enduring Fallacy of Fairy Tale Weddings.”

Giving Thanks for Our Successes


While the road ahead can be daunting, on this Thanksgiving, let’s be thankful for how far we’ve come.

A Death and a Birth


Rolf Gates tells the story of his sister’s death and daughter’s birth, and how they helped him become a better man.

“We should celebrate women competing with men in sports, not grumble about ‘sexism’.”


These are comments by J P McMahon and Kenny on the post “Sexism and Sports: Just the Way We Want It.”

“Changing your viewpoint to see things from someone else’s perspective can change the world.”


This is a comment by Adam on the post “Former Skinhead From ‘Life After Hate’ Offers Insight Into Sikh Temple Shooting”.

“My friend and cousin died. Their Facebook pages go on; they are living tributes.”


This is a comment by Joanna on the post “Facebook Ghosts”.

Celebrating Fathers (And All Father-Figures)


We celebrate the strength, character, and courage of fathers who are survivors of abuse.