The Reinvention of Normal


What is normal? What is creativity?

How Revenge Site is Bad For Men AND Women


At what time is somebody allowed to move past their indiscretions and live a normal, happy life? Turns out revenge isn’t so sweet.

When There Is No Normal


Norman Gold shares the challenge of parenting a child with a mental illness.

When ‘Smile’ is the Worst Thing to Say

forced smile

Mental illness is everywhere and touches virtually everyone. How can you be part of the solution?

Almost Normal

almost normal photo by wwworks

People who are “normal” often don’t even know what that feels like.

Building a new ‘Normal’ for our Children


“Give me a child until he is 6, and he is mine for life” – Karl Marx.

“Don’t let extraverts dictate normality. Alone does not need fixing”


Leave Me Alone, I’m Not Lonely

“A Kiss, after all, is Just a Kiss, Right?”

Kiss just Kiss

Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out

I Just Want to Hold His Hand

Santa doesn't care. But people do.

The headlines are about marriage equality. The big changes. The historic victories. JJ Vincent just wants to hold his partner’s hand.

“…it’s enough to make a bodybuilder go back to being lazy.”

Not Lazy

This Comment by Charly on the post I Know My Shirt’s Not On. (You Needn’t Keep Reminding Me) “Your article was well written, and I genuinely felt you had a reasonable gripe about the the way other treat you with regard to your physical being. However, this was all the way until your line that states […]

I Dare You to Define Normal: The Parenting Times, They Are a-Changin’

photo by freewine

JJ Vincent looks at families these days, and all he sees are totally new kinds of normal.

The War on Insincerity


Melita Caulfield is waging war on something that is often considered socially acceptable.

“I used to be convinced that ‘real men’ should only want sex and hate cuddling, kissing, and talking about love.”


Men, there are a lot of things that society tells you that you should want. Do you want those things? Or do you want something more, something different?

MINI Shares Its Vision of the Not Normal Lifestyle [sponsored post]

not normal

A vision by MINI about what life would look like if we put down all the “normal” things that fill our lives and embrace new, creative experiences.

“I hope for a world where everyone is just h**self, regardless of biology and gender. I hope for the freedom to be whatever anybody wants to be.”


This is a comment by Valter Vigletti on the post “Everybody’s Trans: Gender Oppression Hurts All of Us”.