JJ Vincent loves quotes attributed to Winston Churchill. This may be the best yet.
Thomas Pluck remembers what it was like to be bullied, and it sure as heck didn’t help build character.
Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand promotes physical fitness through its BE ACTIVE campaign: Do what you can, enjoy what you do, be active and move your mood.
When Amelia is asked if she is a “gay parent”, she realizes that a “gay family” could mean almost anything.
There’s a long history of groups policing other people’s stories, deciding whose is right and wrong. JJ Vincent would like to see that stop.
People who hotly deny bisexuality might want to do some thinking about why the idea bothers them so much.
At age 7, Amelia’s oldest son began to identify as gay. At age 7, her middle son said, “I want to be gay.” How do you respond to the unexpected?
Donald D’Haene talks with Florence Henderson about families, reality television, and Robert Reed aka Mike Brady coming out as gay—as well as her new show: All the Lives of Me…A Musical Journey.
JJ Vincent would like people to know more about what polyamory is, but more importantly, what it isn’t.
“My girlfriend, the incredibly hot born-again Christian to whom I lost my virginity, asked me if you were an actual fag, or if you just acted like one.” By Michael Rowe
In all the ways decorating can feel feminine, men can feel inadequate
Give her the gift that sucks year round.
A short animation about treating depression with compassion.
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Sarah Thebarge wonders if it’s really necessary for her online dating site to ask her whether she uses ketchup on her grilled cheese and who her favorite Kardashian is.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Patte Wheat LeVan profiles sculptor James Kelsey.
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Alexa Koncinski asks, “Would you rather sing a cappella randomly in public once every day or audibly express wind every time you met a new person?”
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
“We all feel angry. We don’t all choose to abuse because we’re angry.”
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.