Your Parents Say Okay

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In this poem from his brand new book, award-winning poet Stephen Mills offers a stirring commentary on same-sex marriage, token acceptance, and the politics of “normal.”

I Love You, Man: 5 Tips For Stepping Into Modern Masculinity

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Dan Mahle grew up not being able to say “I love you” because he thought the words were too emotional. Thankfully, times have changed.

Guyhood Call for Submissions: Dating, Sex, Love, and Intimacy

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Guys, it’s about time we had “the talk.”

How We All Pay the Price for Homophobia

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A loss of sight causes Warren Blumenfeld to gain new insight into homophobia, and the length of its effects.

Watch These Ads That Manipulate Men

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Do advertisers play on male fear and shame to sell products? You bet they do.

Shame: Is GMP Part of the Problem?

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This is not a rhetorical question.

Ending Bullying: Being an UPstander, No Matter Who You Are

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Jamie Utt wonders how many people stay silent in the face of bullying, and helps us teach kids to be UPstanders, not bystanders.

“My Dad Says You’re A Fag”

Raymond Miller endured a lot of hate for being gay, but the reason behind the hate was sometimes surprising.

Dear Gov. Perry, Leave the Neuroscience to the Neuroscientists

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When Governor Perry compared homosexuality to alcoholism, Conrad Liveris – who is a sober gay man – had to wonder how this would affect our citizens’ freedom and liberty.

Gay Student Stands Up to Homophobic Counselor

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Nephi Niven, a university student in Tennessee, went for counseling but wound up being the one doing the educating.

“Difficulties can be managed by two people who care for one another”

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What Men Are Saying When They Talk About Intimacy

What Men Are Saying When They Talk About Intimacy

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For men to fully connect in relationships, we need to release them from the double bind they encounter when discussing intimacy.

The Shame of Remembering Your Past Mistakes – How “Normal” Is Your Heart?

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James Fell calls for humans to expose their truest of hearts in this heartbreaking article.

Picture Perfect: Gay Dads Still Fighting Racism and Homophobia

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Months ago, when Kaleb and Kordale posted a selfie of themselves doing their daughters’ hair, they had no idea what was coming.

How Encouraging Intimacy Between Men May Save Lives

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Samantha Allen calls attention to the “intimacy crisis” between men — and how facilitating homosocial relationships between men and boys could prevent violent out-lashes.

Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out

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A ‘typical’, beer drinking, hetero guy saw Michael Sam’s Draft Day kiss. Here’s his honest reaction.