Banning the Term ‘She-Male’ Isn’t About Policing Language, It’s a Show of Respect

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Should some terms be off-limits? Tim Jones-Yelvington explains why it matters, as exemplified by the Ru-Paul’s Drag Race controversy.

How Not To Be A Jerk To A Trans Person

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Gabe Ramsay explains the basics of how to be respectful to trans people, including to never out people without their permission. Just don’t do it.

Why Michael Sam Playing in the NFL Is a Very Big Deal

Why Michael Sam Playing in the NFL Is a Very Big Deal

Doyin Richards calls out the flawed arguments people are using against the first-ever openly gay man to have a chance to play in the NFL

Michael Sam Is Gay and Draftable: 4 Reasons GMs Should Move Him UP Their Boards

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Will Michael Sam go undrafted because he’s the first Div I college football player to come out as gay? Shawn Peters gives 4 reasons why that’d be a huge mistake.

This Engagement Session Reinterprets All Those Oh-So-Familiar Couple Poses

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Ever thought about how hilariously gendered the standard engagement photos are? Offbeat Bride blows apart all the stereotypes with these funny photos.

Why Do Women See Gay Men As Their Must-Have Accessories?

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Thomas Dearnley-Davidson doesn’t like Lady Gaga, doesn’t want to go shopping, and doesn’t want to be some woman’s little gay pet.

10 Things You Should Never Say to a Trans Person (That Have Been Said to Me)

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What not to say to a patient, client, co-worker, friend of a friend, networking contact, first date, or other acquaintance who is transgender.

Nature vs Nurture vs Parker Stevenson

Parker Stevenson in his Frank Hardy days. Come hither gleam. Slightly parted lips. The dry look. Heaven.

Tom Gualtieri on the origins of his sexuality.

You Gave Me the Strength to Come Out

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The story of the loss of Rob and Linda Robertson’s son has moved many people. Here, a letter from one man whose life was changed by their story.

Misogyny Hurts Men, Too

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Noah Berlatsky insists that hatred of femininity is used to oppress men, too

I Almost Witnessed a Hate Crime

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“I am a person of color and I am gay, and I live within a LGBTQ community that seems to not be able to reconcile that.”

Stand up. Be visible. Contribute to the solution.

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Kile Ozier knows how risky it is to come out as gay, but he believes it’s time to close the (r)evolutionary gap.

Ask the Feminist: Can Men Talking About Men’s Issues Be Feminists?

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GMP’s resident feminist, HeatherN, tackles readers’ questions about men and feminism and how society sees men’s issues.

Ask the Feminist Answers: Definitions, Recommendations, and Media Violence Against Men

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Resident feminist HeatherN tackles the first round of questions in our new series, Ask the Feminist.

How Not to Be a Jerk to Your Bisexual Friend

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From saying “it’s a phase” to inviting someone you barely know to a threesome, Brigitte Tilley wants to help you be less of an asshole to your bisexual friends.

I Want the World to See The Man I See in Myself

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I take my selfies because I am that guy who, unless he takes the picture or suggests it, doesn’t get his picture taken.