When You Come From a Culture That Does Not See Men Holding Hands as Gay, but You, In Fact Are

This is about men holding hands. In India, where I grew up, men showing affection this way was common and not construed as homosexual activity. I look back on how I interpreted this social action differently and how it has shaped me today as a gay man.

Muhammed Ali and Me

Gary Govanus never officially met the Champ, but his encounters from afar left an impression on him.

Being Black and Filipino in America

Xavier Smith explores his experience Before the Casket.

Faces of Change: On History, America, and the 20 Dollar Bill

America is set to have a new face on the $20 bill, but the fight to make it happen rests largely on the shoulders of one person.

Question of the Day: Where will You go to Find a Rainbow?

April 3rd is National Find A Rainbow Day. Go, go, find your rainbow!

Why Donald Trump Makes Me Appreciate the Men in My Life

Yasmina Blackburn talks about Donald Trump’s candidacy as the next US President, and how it has helped to shape her view of men as a Muslim living in America.

Tales of Tolerance and Multiculturalism

Louise Thayer muses on how we can be more accepting at a time when division defines our politics.

Why are Today’s Progressive Political Heroes Still Old White Men?

Can a far-left progressive who’s also a minority make it in politics?

6 Messages I Wish I’d Heard as a Teen

The differences you have with your parents are natural and a good thing!

Behind the Voices: The Power of Social Media in the World of Disability

How can social media impact the voices of the disabled community? A group of disability advocates take to Twitter to make their mark.

How Understanding our Different Views of Reality can Bring us Closer Together

Your reality is different than my reality, and that’s okay.

The Old Man and the Young Punk: Friendships Can Transcend Age

Why are we so supportive of diversity in friendships, except when it comes to age?

‘From invisible to inevitable…’ Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity Ceremony Winner & Keynote Speech

Ms. Marvel takes top prize and acclaimed comic writer & journalist Marc Bernardin delivers a heartfelt keynote speech.

Why I Am a Male Feminist

I’m a male feminist. But here is what I am not…

The Bare Bones of Love: Breaking Boundaries

Can a two-minute video of skeletons dancing teach us more about love than society can?

How Our Differences Make Us Whole

Peace on earth or peace in your relationship, both require an appreciation for our differences.