On Parenting and Compulsory Heterosexuality

The assumption of heterosexuality might seem incredibly harmless, because it’s so pervasive and it’s “the norm.”

Brave Enough To Show Off Your “Peacock” Gentlemen?

Jonathan Neil Delavan finds himself wrestling with a source of feminine sexuality that speaks to him.

Dear Certain Cisgender, Heterosexual, White Men in My Life

Saying whatever you want with the expectation that you’ll be corrected if you say something inappropriate is not a practice to live by.

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Islam and the Fear of Compulsory Heterosexuality

Perry Brass on how the novel “Guapa” discusses homosexuality in the Islam religion.

7 Areas of Coupled Life You Must Discuss

Andrew P. Smiler, PhD, says you can have a satisfying long term relationship by discussing these 7 areas of coupled life with your partner. Staying with someone for the long term – married, cohabiting, or some other status – is complicated. Anyone can tell you that. Disagreements are inevitable. The key to happiness is talking […]

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

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

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

Show Me the Money

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