His Loving Wife Encouraged Him to Have a Sexual Experience with a Man

His wife suspected he was gay. It took several years of marriage and her encouragement for him to figure it out.

Facing Discrimination in a Hospital For Being Gay? Still Happens.

In the late 1980’s, Doug took his boyfriend, suffering from AIDS-related dementia, to the hospital. He was escorted out by security.

If You Could Be Straight, Would You?

If you could choose to be other than you are, would you?

For This Man, a Song Wasn’t Just a Song

It took a song sent from his ex-girlfriend for Jerome Bwire to confront to reason why he wasn’t able to form relationships and move on to a happier life.

Why Two Men Divorced But Stayed Together

This couple divorced after one year to invite a third man into their relationship.

Straight Guys Answer “Gay” Questions

There’s a laundry list of questions that seem to be part of almost every LGBT experience. What if we changed them just a little?

People Started Referring to Me as a Monster: A Gay Man’s Struggle With Alcohol

It took some hard lessons for Alexander to realize that he didn’t have to keep living his life by other people’s standards.

Six Pieces Of Life Advice For Our 20-Year-Old Selves A Decade Later

Have you ever said, “If only I knew then what I know now…?”. Here are six pieces of life advice we wish we could time machine to our 20-something selves.

In My Office, In the Closet

Out on the job? There may be more at stake than a paycheck when trying to answer this question.

Speaking OUT: Visualizing Queer Youth

Realistic depictions of queer youth are missing from the media. Photographer Rachelle Lee Smith is working to change that.

When Going to the Store With Your 10-Year-Old Gay Son Is a Political Act

I’m 6’4” and people tend to keep their stupid opinions to just words and nothing physical when I stand by my kids. If it was only that easy all the time.

I Had to Run Away From My Problems Before I Could Face Them

Faced with feeling like he had nowhere to go, Cameron started running. He stopped on a California freeway.

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

Three special topics. We want to hear from you.

What Transgender Microaggressions Can Teach Us About Our Friends and Each Other

Sometimes even those closest to us get it wrong. Here’s what we can learn about getting it right.

Call for Submissions: Why Did You Come Out?

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

That Time I had Sex with Another Queer Cripple

Doing it “disabled style”. Andrew Morrison-Gurza had never been more excited or more utterly terrified of anything in his whole life.