Heaven on earth or hell waiting to happen? Newly out gay men are always full of surprises.
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.
Dr. David J. Malebranche shares the heartbreaking loss of his friend, Warner, and how the story of his life has a chance to impact us all.
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.
Greg Olear comments on the blatant sexism and racism within the third James Bond movie, and what we can learn from white male privilege.
With the 40th Anniversary coming up, let’s take a moment to hail the cult classic. It defined a generation and should define a new one.
Seth Adam Smith says real love transcends feelings to become an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person.
He didn’t really think he could even convince his partner they should be dads. Now he works tirelessly to make more good men fathers to kids who need them. Here’s how it happened.
Aaron W. Voyles considers the concept of being an expert on the experiences of college men.
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This year, I’m breaking the rules. I’m a man, dressed up as a man.
Thomas Fiffer lets loose on six centers of male shame that need to be dispensed with.
A poem about how Andrew Lawes’ niece gave him the strength to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.
A recent Fox News clip on street harassment shows the perverse incentives in the conservative media at work.
Jim Rigby finds inspiration in the life and loss of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mike Iamele shares how support has been important to him, and how three words can keep us moving forward.
Joseph Lalonde says there’s a lot to be learned about leadership from rock stars—and gives five actionable lessons.
Love can be painful, and scary. After getting hurt so many times, it’s hard to go back to it as eagerly. But Samantha Leebos stays hopeful, and provides us with a list of reasons to stay welcome love back.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
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Dr. David J. Leonard gets real & personal on the masculinity balancing males face
GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.
When people don’t see themselves or their partners in the gender molds used to define them, relationships are set up to fail.