Men Need to Heal Childhood Pain to Find Adult Love and Happiness

We can find more love as adults by healing painful childhood memories that prevent us from fully experiencing love.

My Super Bowl: The Good, Bad, and Sublime in Sports

Football, a game that is starting to evolve for the future.

I was Raised in East Hollywood, and I’m Okay with That

One youth’s honest explanation of his relationship with where he is from.

TV Guide

A 1960s queer boy finds solace in television in Jim Elledge’s poem.

A Letter to the First Man in My Life

Louise Thayer lost her father at 16, but she remembers his music—and his love.

Kids Today Don’t Have What I Had

The greatest love you can show a child is to let them learn to navigate the forest and the fields.

‘The Force Awakens’ is Popular with Men of All Ages

Movies reflect the changing roles of men in the 21st century. Here is what our community says about the latest “Star Wars” movie.

How To Feel When My Brother Doesn’t Look Anything Like Me

Kids don’t have to understand race to recognize differences in how they look. So why shouldn’t we talk about it?

The Boy Who Believed

Shannon Ralph points out that when you try to protect your son, but fail, it can start to make you question…

A Christmas Tradition that Will Last Your Kids a Lifetime

My parents gave us a lasting door back into our childhood.

Santa Don’t Come to the Hood No Mo’

Saliek Ruffin examines childhood disappointment and the startling realization that he’s become his mom…

A Dad’s Coming Out—Seen Through His Eyes and His Daughter’s

When Jay Forte asked his daughter to write about how she felt when he came out, he wasn’t sure what she’d say. They ended up writing an article together.

A Dad Laments the Journey From the “Wonderful Ones” to the “Terrible Twos”

Dad Casey Cavalier chronicles the path of his son Eddie, who was a stellar one-year old. Now at two, he is completely characteristic of the age. Here is the story.

A Dad Sounds Off on Ballet, Gymnastics, Quadratic Equations and Parents Who Set ‘End Games’ for Their Childrens’ Activities

Richard Black found himself in a conversation with another dad on their kids’ sports activities. He found while they were talking games, they were playing by different rules. Here’s what happened.

Uber Cab Confessions: A Five Minute Ride

Offering a sigh where a scream would be more appropriate..

‘Elf’ is All About Acceptance and Embracing Your Inner Child

Movies reflect the changing roles of men in the 21st century. Here is what our community says about a classic Christmas film.