Good Men Project Live Storytelling Event—Meet You At The Gate

Edie Weinstein tells a story about her parents, now gone, and the special way they had of connecting.

Overcoming Unexpected Stage Fright

When Edie Weinstein took the stage to tell a story, she wasn’t prepared to be afraid. Here’s how she got through it.

Why Two Men Are Walking Every Block in New York City

William Helmreich and Matt Green are walking every block of New York City, the ‘world’s greatest outdoor museum.’

Sonnet (Unrhymed)

David Bergman conveys the joy of a long-term relationship in this variation on the sonnet form.

Downtown Brooklyn: A Skyline Full of Cranes

New skyscrapers are constantly changing the Brooklyn skyline. But Charlie Scaturro wonders: Were humans really intended to live that high in the sky?

No Elegies for Porn Stars

Dean Kostos’s newest book, This is Not a Skyscraper, contains many gems. This reflection on a porn watcher’s sense of entitlement to the attention of a neighborhood porn star–“earned by years of yearning”–is one such standout.

The Sound of Boys Breaking

Allan Ishac explores the physical tension and need for connection in the man-boy relationship.

Frankenstein’s Monster

James Arthur reimagines the classic monster as a fashionable Manhattanite.

An Evening on the Love Train

Ray Jennings wanted his first date with Danielle to be perfect. But he also needed to be himself.

Living in Truth

Bold and out in New York City but self imposed “straightening up” while back home. Curtis Young wonders if dual identity is holding back the black gay community?

A Call to Dispense With Our Culture of Fear

Matthew Rozsa offers three suggestions to protect both the police and the communities that fear them and calls for both groups to demand that politicians enact them.

The Moon Over the Verrazano Bridge

Jung Hae Chae’s poem is both an exquisite lyric and an incisive meditation on race and belonging. A must-read.