How to Be Apart From Someone You Love


Separation from a loved one is never easy. Travis Hellstrom has a few pointers to help maintain your connection and sanity.

Peace Corps to Place Same Sex Couples

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Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet today announced that the agency will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.

Man-to-Man with lawyer-turned author Clifford Garstang


Cameron Conaway sits down with Clifford Garstang to discuss life, law, inspiration, and now, writing.

Gay Catnip

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A straight Peace Corps Volunteer goes to D.C. Pride as an ally, never guessing at the support that would be reciprocated.

Sargent Shriver Biography: Secrets to Becoming A “Good Man”

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Jamie Reidy comments on the story of Sargent Shriver, founder of the Peace Corps, devoted husband and father of five kids.

Growing Up A Son of Sarge


In this excerpt of Mark Shriver’s book, The Good Man, he salutes his Dad and remembers the perks of being the Sargent’s son.

Make America a Better Place. Leave the Country.

Leave The Country

Travis Hellstrom is in Mongolia with the Peace Corps. And he’s finding it difficult to leave.

Meet the new Steve Jobs / Bill Gates Whiz Kid from Mongolia


Travis Hellstrom traveled to Mongolia with the Peace Corps, only to meet Mende, a technological and entrepreneurial genius.

Occupation Education and Action

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“Occupy Education” shuts down University of California Santa Cruz, but John Dwyer thinks you can change the world every day, in the simplest of ways.