Neuroscience teaches us what it means to be human.
In his memoir, New York Times’ Op-Ed Columnist Charles M. Blow revealed not only his own startling truths, but some truths we all need to examine.
Over a year ago Robb, a dad and pastor, came out as gay. Here are his thoughts now after time has gone by and he has nothing left in his closet.
Christopher Stephen Soden explores the uncertainty of queer youth–and perhaps youth in general–in this vivid poem.
Chris Thompson was moved to outrage by the hate parents showed when their son came out. And he was moved to tears when he asked his friends, “If you could choose … “
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.
L. Lamar Wilson raises a powerful memory of sameness and difference– a father-son moment that is both tender and sorrowful.
Ten years into a happy marriage, Pamela Morris’ husband told her he was gay. Years later her son came out. She worked through her own emotions in order to love and support them both.
Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.
Stephen Michell explains why festivals like World Pride are important to himself and others in the gay community.
Rob Watson writes an open letter to a religious group who seeks to convert children. He knows what he is talking about—they recruited him when he was nine.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.
Raymond Miller endured a lot of hate for being gay, but the reason behind the hate was sometimes surprising.
The article confirmed what I had already known for about a decade: I was doomed to a nasty, short, and miserable life.
Why waste your time creating something you don’t care about, aren’t invested in? Life is too short.
This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.
Ty Phillips is raising his girls to be confident, independent women, because who they are and who they become isn’t up to him.
Al DeLuise on why we sometimes find ourselves picking up the phone after one to many drinks.
In this story, Tom Mallouck shares his insight about revenge, and how he comes out better for it.
The key to emotional health when families gather
Alex Yarde doesn’t look like someone who shaves, but oh how the BIC Flex 5 helps him get at the places he needs! #SmoothUp
Luther Hughes brings together the Harlem Renaissance and contemporary pop/R&B, introducing Langston Hughes to Beyoncé.
The key to life is to take care of your body. James Fell is no stranger to this.
There’s a new prescription for healing racism. It boils down to this:
Let Black people do the work.
Like rubber bands, relationships have a certain degree of resilience: They can always bounce back to their original shape, but if you keep pulling, they will eventually wear and break.
Ian Matteoli’s got some game.
Is DSW male-only? Let’s unravel this strange phenomenon.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.