Anonymous Student Gives Exhausted Teacher a Thanksgiving Boost

The tale of an overworked, disillusioned teacher and a shocking act of conscientiousness from an anonymous teen that revitalized her commitment to the classroom.

How the Creative Arts Make Me a Better Man (and an Invitation to Share Your Story)

3 ways the arts have changed my life.

My Word is Stronger Than Oak

Reliability is an important aspect in relationships. Justin Ricklefs on how the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire” inspired him to be consistent to his words.

The Embarrassing Award I Got in High School, and What I’ve Learned Since About Being a Man

Nathan Adlam, and the lesson he learned about how nice guys can finish first.

Proposed Curriculum Requirement: How to Be Mindful of Technology

In the rise of the technological era, Jessica Lahitou has some suggestions on how to handle attachment and detachment for students and their devices.

I Cried Before My Last High School Basketball Game, I was Right to, I Wish I Hadn’t

Create the types of genuine connections in your relationships today that you haven’t had since your high school days.

How Would You Confront Your Childhood Bully?

If you were bullied as a young person, would you, as an adult, try to talk to your bully? This YouTuber did, and the response wasn’t what you might expect.

Unconscious Bias and the School to Prison Pipeline

We Must Look Inside Ourselves for Unconscious Bias that Punishes Unfairly in Schools

Technology + The Struggling Male Student = Academic Kryptonite

If technology amplifies behaviors, writes Jessicah Lahitou, what about boys who are already struggling in school? — During my last year as a teacher before moving abroad, I worked at a suburban Texas high school teaching 10th Grade Pre-AP and 11th Grade English. My Pre-AP classes were predictably alert, astute, polite, responsible, timely with their […]

Call for Submissions: Back to School – Out in the Halls

Jr. high, high school, college, trade school, any school can be challenging for gay, bi, trans*, and queer folk. We want to hear your stories and advice.

What Made Him Become the Drunkest Guy in the Room

Years of bullying made Matt Cain look for a way to be accepted. It took many more years for him to realize what happened.

10 Things You Never Knew About Condoms

This is shocking.

Boy Meets Girl, Girl Meets Harassment, Boy Meets Lawsuit

Middle and high school age boys are behaving badly. Make an effort to steer yours in the right direction.