Orin Hahn talks with Artist Michael Alan about creating in the face of adversity.
Rob Azevedo watched as his father died broke, and sees his neighbor about to do the same. Is this the new norm for all of who face aging today?
Andrew Carlson writes about being a young man living with heart disease, and what it has taught him about manhood.
“When you walk into the Dutch Dialysis Center you see blood everywhere.” Sherri Rosen accompanies a friend to dialysis and learns about herself in the process.
Sometimes, the “icky” things our bodies do show us wonderful things about the relationships we have.
After mysteriously falling ill while on a tour of duty in Korea, Brad Christy was put through the ringer of medical tests. The military healthcare system couldn’t find anything wrong with him, but slapped him with a sizable medical bill anyway.
“When my mom calls to tell me that my father has been hospitalized, it doesn’t take me long to decide to use the information to hit on a girl.” Weekend Fiction by Patrick Hueller
Soft and spectacular: Michael Russer explains how Erectile Dysfunction enabled him and his partner to soar to unimagined heights of intimacy.
In our darkest hours, it is important to have an emergency support system, and though it can be hard, sometimes we need to be able to let go of our pride and let in those closest to us.
A generation later, Kile Ozier believes the gay community has still not healed from the ravaging shame and grief that accompanied the AIDS crisis.
Jason Rozek’s partner is a woman, and he’s found himself in a curiously familiar place.
Kenneth Braswell’s heartfelt letter to LeBron James on forgiveness and healing of his fatherless pain and anger.
Eduardo García explains the parallels between life, love, and dancing, where music is merely romantic storytelling and each person is the protagonists of their own personal epic.
How the language of disrespect destroys self-esteem and empowers violent behavior.
Fouad Alaa thinks about some of the cultural differences that affect his relationship.
International Women’s Day was this past Saturday. Sebastian Molano has three great tips for the other 364 days in the year.
“So after ten years, I think I’m finally learning how to listen to my wife. I mean listen. Really listen. I’m humbled at the possibility of turning a corner here.”
The Jameson Whiskey will be smooth no matter where you have it, but an Irish pub isn’t authentic until it embraces the Irish sense of community.
The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Daniel Parmeggiani shares how his neurosis for perfection led him to discover his true innocent nature.
It all started when he and Mary decided to throw a party.
Sometimes a visit to the pub is more than that. It’s a lesson in friendship, craftsmanship, and sincerity.
“I was curious to hear what melody the birds were creating,” said Jarbas Agnelli. Is that not what art is—all things curious?
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