What We Have Here is an Epic Parenting Fail

It really is this simple. Prejudice has to be taught; it is not an inherent condition.

A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Donald Trump: Stop Turning our Slain LGBTQ Family Into Your Next Media Bump

For whatever reason, my first exposure to commentary by those seeking to lead our nation was that of Donald Trump. He was opportunistic. The first tweets I saw were: “Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism.” Here is my response.

The Orlando Tragedy and Gun Control: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

In the midst of tragedy, you are either going to become a breeder of further hatred and chaos, or a positive voice for change.

One Hundred Percent American Mass Murder

It would appear lots of people are trying to spin The Pulse Club attack as somehow less than the all-American mass murder that it is. Don’t believe them.

Homophobia’s Cruel Mothers Day

There is no love greater than that within the heart of a present and abiding parent. When that love is shattered, and the heart breaks, the only thing the rest of us can say is — we will never let this happen again.

Dear Mississippi,

Ed Madden gives a powerful reading of his poem written in response to Mississippi’s HB 1523–an anti-gay, anti-trans “religious freedom” law which, oddly enough, names poetry as a specific good or service that can be denied.

Transgender Bathroom Argument is Actually Complete Bigotry

Rationalizing hate is not the same thing as being right.

Why Be a Premium Member? Just Look at What We Have Helped to Change

We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?

Best Version of “A Son of a Preacher Man” Ever

We are pretty sure Dusty would agree.

A Romeo Unmasked

In 2002, when marriage equality was a term still yet-to-be, the world felt different. Coming out was still a big deal. I didn’t have an athlete to emulate who had navigated this world. It was up to me to figure myself out.

A Great Dad is Not Based on Whether He is Gay, It is Whether He is HAPPY —Studies Show

A gay dad sounds off on those who are obsessed with the physical anatomy of parents, and ignore the obvious. A great parent is not about what sexual orientation he or she projects, a great parent is about the sense of happiness his kids feel from him.

Is ‘Suddenly, Last Summer’ the Most Homophobic Film of All Time?

It represented the work of some of the gayest talent in the history of Hollywood: Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. But was it, in fact, one big exercise in homophobia?

The Vile Way Gay Men Were Portrayed to the Public in 1960

Fifty-six years ago gay men did not dream of marriage equality. They dreamed simply to not be portrayed as monsters. See what we mean in this film warning “boys beware.”

How Sally Field Feels About Having a Gay Son

Sally Field lets her son know she likes him. She really,really likes him.

What Happened When the “Ex-Gays” Decided to March on Washington DC

Remember the great march of ex-gays on Washington in Summer of 2013? Yeah, neither does anyone else. There was one, but it was a disaster. Here is what happened, and advice from a gay dad and his boys on how to do it better next time.

Above All Else, Do No Harm

Executive Editors Rob Watson and Wilhelm Cortex discuss some of the deeper meaning behind the Good Men Project.