An Old Man in a Blouse, At Market

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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

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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?

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

The Pink Bow Tie: When Straight Men Dress Gay

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

On the Sexuality of Mixed Martial Arts

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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

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

Un-Defining Manhood

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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

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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.

“Gay Tests” – Pass or Fail?

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Danny has a few things to say to the creators of the “Gay Test” meme…

“We need to stop treating female virginity like a treasure and male virginity like a curse.”

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This is a comment by Danny on the post “Can’t Get Laid”.

“Heterosexual sex and the balance of power between the sexes outside the bedroom are inextricably linked.”

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This is a comment by HelixLuco on the post “The Most Offensive Word in Michigan: Vagina”.

Masculinity Olympics

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HeatherN explains how masculinity and heterosexuality have traditionally been assumed to be one and the same in our society, and points to how this is changing.