Guys Try Complimenting Each Other… And It’s Weird But Awesome

guys compliment each other

It was more uncomfortable than watching guy friends saw each other naked for the first time (but also way more sweet).

Comic: Bizarre Gender Double Standards

justin hubbell double standards

Why is this “hot” for one person, but “nasty” for another?

My Little Girl Chose an Avengers Backpack, and I’m Good With That


David Perry feels back to school shopping is a reminder of how much we gender-police our kids.

An Open Letter to Gay Guys Who Look Down On “Fem Guys”


We should be united, but instead we’re worried about how someone else who’s going through the same struggles as any gay man might make us be perceived by others.

I Just Need To Pee Really Quick

Cape or no cape?

Dillan DiGiovanni wonders if restrooms can actually become spaces where everyone feels comfortable.

My Husband Makes A Good Housewife

dillan housewife photo

Dillan ponders why some men help, why some don’t, and a new way to think about partnership.

I am a Man and I Like Musicals


Christian Clifton wonders why it is so strange for a man to enjoy musicals and wants more guys to be willing to embrace them.

The Bachelor’ is Wrong and Cliche About Gay Men-But Accidentally Right About Reality TV

One red rose for 30...make that 1....woman.

Current ‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis comments about gays were off-base, but he got one thing right.

A Definitive Chart for Determining if Someone is a Real Man

Not a real man!

Determining who is and is not a Real Man can be confusing. Thankfully, Erin Judge has a handy chart.

What Are You Doing To A Man When You Call Him A Good Provider?


Mark Greene believes that when you call a man a provider, he is at risk for leaving the intimate daily emotional life of the family.

The Mangina Monologues: The Battle Over “Real” Masculinity

Will The Real Man Please Stand Up

Will the real “real men” please stand up? Alex Bove would like to examine this unhealthy conception of gender.

The Great List of Things I Can’t Do Because I Only Have Daughters

photo by dottiemae

Mike Reynolds has two girls. People often wonder if he is desperate to have a boy. So, he decided to write a list to see why he might need one.

He’s a New Kind of Queen

The Notorious OMG

Rudy Flesher, drag performer, won’t wear a wig or shave his beard—and that doesn’t make him any less of a queen.

Raising a Son Within the Princess Culture

Dresden Shumaker, princess culture, princess boys

Is girl power bad for boys?

“She asked, ‘How can you do this to this poor child?’ and pleaded frantically with me to get in her car.”


This is a comment by Bob on the post “Call Me a Good Dad and I’ll Spray You with the Hose”.

What’s in a Name: Vaginas, Clitorises, and Bravery


Maria Pawlowska asks how we can seriously discuss sex, gender, or equality when we can’t even say “vagina” aloud.