How Vocalizing Sexual Fluidity Exemplifies the Millennial Generation’s Courage


The realizations of our own attractions come when people accept others’ ‘unconventional’ sexualities as normal. Open-mindedness is on the rise.

What Causes Homosexuality? Who Cares?


People have been claiming causes for hundreds of years. But does it really matter here, and now?

Masculinity Is Like My Second Skin. But What Is It Really?


Through the body we experience the social world, writes James W. Messerschmidt. Raoul Wieland asks what good an extreme self-awareness does for the male identity.

Teaching Not Just Sex, But Good Sex

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Sex education doesn’t teach us how to have good sex and relationships, rather how to roll the condom onto a banana and how to avoid contracting a sexually transmitted infection.

An Old Man in a Blouse, At Market


In this convention-defying poem, Stephen Scott Whitaker reminds us that gender identity, sexual orientation, and clothing choice are not necessarily related.

The Terrible Antics of Learning to Date When You Have OCD


Bad dates happen to good people: Andrew Bailey shares one of his first experiences dating.

Johnny Cash: Life, Love, and the Magic of Being Your Badass Self

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Chantele Theroux on how to live and love like the Man in Black.

Show Me the Money

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Andy Bodle believes he’s uncovered the real cause of the gender pay gap.

Are Gay Men Less Stressed Because They Don’t Have to Prove They’re Straight?


A surprising study, a popular sex writer, and a daring hypothesis.

The Pink Bow Tie: When Straight Men Dress Gay


After growing up being afraid of looking gay, Gregory Wazowicz feels like he’s paid his dues.

On the Sexuality of Mixed Martial Arts


Of the top ten most popular sports in America, MMA is viewed as both the gayest and the straightest

The Third Meditation Concerning Why Women Should Ask Men Out

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One of the questions I’m trying to explore with this series is what would be some logical ways in which to organize the dating world. There aren’t any.

Measuring My Manhood: Faith and Machismo

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The Registered Runaway compares himself to the “macho Christian” image some pastors espouse, and finds neither he nor Jesus Christ measure up.

Indecisive, Slutty, and Closeted: Bisexual Men in 3 Stereotypes


Tobias is everything you expect bi men to be, and then some.

Un-Defining Manhood


Men cling to bachelorhood as a defining chapter of their lives, but becoming a husband and father is much more personally defining than being single could ever be, writes Ryan W. Bradley.

Why Men Have Trouble With Intimacy, Part II


Men with emotions aren’t feminine, but our cultural attitudes suggest otherwise. Dr. Bill Cloke on being a real man who talks about his feelings.