I Still Want to Have a Family. It’s Just Going to Look Different.

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Just before his 26th birthday, Carlo came out to his Catholic family. The reaction was not what he was expected.

Now Is the Time to Start Talking About Racism in the LGBT Community

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As a double-minority, Ernest Owens sees racism in a unique way…and it’s time to stop pretending it doesn’t exist.

The Queer Cripple and the Body Conundrum

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza considers expections and reality when it comes to gay men’s bodies.

When You Find Love, You Find ‘Type’ Doesn’t Matter

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Sometimes love is packaged differently than we expect and closer than we think.

Call for Submissions: Fathers, Do-Overs, and What Matters to Me

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Three special topics. We want to hear from you.

The Ripple Effect: Meeting Harvey Milk

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Ron Huberman’s chance meeting with Harvey Milk launched Ron on a journey that would make law enforcement history.

Call for Submissions: Why Did You Come Out?

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It takes courage to share something about yourself you’ve kept secret. We want to know why you did it.

When it Comes to Health Care, Young Gay Men are Falling Through the Cracks

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Health-care providers need to view the health of young gay men within a broader context of personal health and not solely defined by HIV.

Social training decides what we think or do and what we don’t.

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One reader poses an answer to why straight man don’t experiment, and offers a statement about people as a whole.

The Unexpected, Ignored, Non-Virtue of Being Gay

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Memory isn’t just a Throwback Thursday sentimental indulgence. Often it’s a backward glance that can propel us forward.

Your Words, Your Pictures, Your Stories

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The Good Men Project wants your voice. Here’s a round-up of some of our recent calls for submissions.

Is it sometimes better to just walk away?

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Are there ever circumstances in which we should accept bigotry? What if we are the target?

What Happened When This Man Came Out to His Devout Muslim Father

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” ‘To Khalid, the boy, the man, the poet, the scholar.’ ”

20 Reasons Gay Men Stay Single, While Others Crave Marriage

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Why do gay men choose to be single? The answers will shock you (while cracking you up).

Looking for Love as a Single Gay Dad

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After Azul comes out to his wife – it turns out she’s gay too – he learns how to be a single dad. And then he goes to a coming out group.

Gay Men and Monogamy: An Impossible Combination?

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Michael Radkowsky responds to the question, “Can two gay men really have a monogamous relationship?”