Yet Another Set of Confessions of an Alcoholic

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Larry Siskin knows there are two kinds of alcoholics…and that’s not the start of a bad joke.

Face to Face with Sexism in Brooklyn

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Nathan Zimmerman decided to confront sexism head-on…and got thrown out of a bar for his trouble.

A Modern Indignity

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When David Perez was 11, he had two stated goals: to become president of the United States, and to meet his father. Thanks to LinkedIn, he’s halfway there.

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The Pain of Separation and the Love Within

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Poet Brian Bowers on grief and goodbyes, and the way love is woven through them both.

Did it Really Happen? On “Forgetting” Abuse.

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Cecil Murphy with a personal story about denial and facing hard truths.

In His Gurney He Walked His Daughter Down the Aisle

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Erin Kelly reflects on the inspirational story of Scott Nagy.

Do You Believe in Ghosts?A Simple Question for All Hallows Eve.

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Wil Elrick is a 6’7″ ex-cop. He wrestled a bear. And he believes in ghosts. A lot of men would not admit this. Would you?

How I Was Taught to Have Sex Like a Cowboy

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Tweet Gregory Jaquet tells how he thought he was supposed to “ride” his first sexual partner. And how he was wrong. I was late. I made love for the first time at 17. I know. Making love with a woman had been in my conversations with fellow boys for years by the time it actually […]

My Partner’s Bi, and So Am I, and My Partner’s Gay. Except When We’re Not.

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JJ Vincent is aware there’s a lot going on in that sentence. It’s confession time, y’all.

From a Dude Who Likes “Love Actually”

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Author Steven Luna’s confession: he enjoyed the film “Love Actually.” Here’s why.

A History of Secrets: What it Takes to Tell the Truth

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Jared Begg didn’t know how to tell his wife about his addiction. A movie changed that for him.

Dear John: She Wants Him To Have An Affair

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A chronic illness prompts a proposal for an affair, a girlfriend who won’t quit smoking, and a friend who stole a work project.

Maxing Out My Masculinity While Listening to Cat Power

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Powerlifter and strongman N. C. Harrison completes a particularly grueling workout with some soulful help from his favorite chanteuses.

Exodus International’s Alan Chambers: Bending History’s Arc

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This shift is both seismic and historic in the ongoing effort to bring all voices of faith into a more unified chorus, all calling for the affirmation, acceptance and unconditional love of all of God’s created.

What to the Child of Domestic Violence is Father’s Day?

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A regular GMP contributor discusses his own troubled childhood and argues that society might be better served with a single Caregiver’s Day intended to acknowledge the contributions of all the people who have an impact on a child’s well-being.

Dear John: With His Father Dying, So Are His Chances To Talk

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A last chance for a son to reconcile with his dying father, a father pushing his son to be involved in aggressive sports, and a boyfriend who was abused as a child.