Why I Was a Conversion Therapy Leader

In the fundamentalist church, it was no longer a question of whether or not God could change someone from gay to straight; it was expected.

My “Typical” Ex-Gay Experience

One man’s story of surviving a type of therapy that derailed his life for thirteen years.

Confessions of a Conversion Therapy Survivor

I’ve spent so much of my life trying to be like everyone else, I sometimes wonder who I really am or who I would have been if it were not for decades of rehearsing to be a different character.

Gay and Muslim in America

How one man navigates his Muslim faith and sexual orientation.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Oklahoma’s Proposal to Torture LGBT Kids

Horrible anti-LGBT bills are being proposed in statehouses across the country. Oklahoma alone has several. Here is one that makes this gay dad irate. It should do the same to you.

How to Argue Down an “Ex-Gay” Therapist and Feel Compassion for Him

The “Ex-gay” therapist did not know who he was messing with. He did when they got through.

13 GLBTQ Stories You Won’t Find in Mainstream Headlines

There were a lot of GLBTQ-themed stories in the news in 2015. Here are 10 that were featured on the Good Men Project that you probably didn’t see in mainstream media, but you should have.

The Big Gay Choice

We don’t choose who we’re attracted do. But we do choose what we do with that attraction.

What Does “Ex-Gay” Really Mean?

The term “ex-gay” has become a political missile from right wing politics. What are they trying to say?

Former Conservative Insider Speaks on State Proposed Bans of Reparative Therapy for Minors

As the former policy analyst for Family Research Council, Yvette Schneider shares her perspective on religious freedoms and reparative therapy.


We welcome President Obama’s statement and stand with him in opposition to reparative therapy for minors, and call on everyone, regardless of political affiliation, to stand with us and put an end, once and for all, to this practice.

Can You Love the Sinner and Hate the Sin?

A pithy Christian statement creates walls with the LGBT community and loves no one.

Why this LGBT Advocate Supports TLC’s “My Husband’s Not Gay.”

It’s time we had an honest discussion about sexual orientation and religion.

Gays, Parenting, and Religion, a 2014 Remix

In case you missed it, check out some of the interesting stories worth reading, or re-reading, from 2014.

I’m a Straight Woman Who Married a Gay Man (Her Side of the Story)

When religion makes a promise reality can’t keep.

I’m a Gay Man Who Married a Straight Woman

When religion makes a promise reality can’t keep.