A Letter To My Boyfriend’s Homophobic Family


A young man sounds off on the hurt a family has caused to the man he loves. It was a gift worth returning: the “gift” of conditional love. Here is what he has to say to them.

How My Mother and My Sisters Tried to Make Me Look Like a Monster


Collin Slattery recounts his mother and sisters, their vicious plan to ruin his life, and the invaluable price of what he gained in order to replace what they took.

Dear John: The Best of 2011


Is it weird that my neighbor is my OB/GYN? Should I answer the calls from the married professional golfer? Do I owe my father forgiveness? How do I tell my grieving fiancée I ran over her cat?

Dear John: We’re Celebrating Genocide

photo by dolly mama

What’s a guy to do when a holiday goes against everything he believes in?