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Shaving

Aimee Herman takes a queer look at what has become a common rite of passage for young men.

Feel the Fear and Do Me Anyway

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I know my disability scares you; here’s why that’s okay.

The Good Men Project: Coming Out 2014

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Coming Out stories are important. Each new one could help someone else realize that they are not alone.

Why Everyone Should Come Out of the Closet

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks everyone has a coming out story to share for National Coming Out Day.

Punchline

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Christopher Stephen Soden explores the uncertainty of queer youth–and perhaps youth in general–in this vivid poem.

Queer History 101: Transmen

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Have you met these guys? Tobias will be highlighting five fascinating (mostly) men profiled on The Queer-A-Day-Project.

Next Town Over Kid

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Mark Ward paints a chilling picture of parental abuse based on gender performance and implied sexual orientation.

The Misadventures of Dating when Queer & Crippled: The Art of Rejection

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza shares more of his adventures, including the types of rejections he deals with.

Am I Losing My Queer Cred?

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Justin Ropella navigates his queer identity now that he’s in an opposite-gender relationship.

Two Snakes

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A mystical poem from J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith, celebrating male-male intimacy and touching, in some ways, on the shamanic, the transformative.

Jungle Taxi

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Hansa Bergwall bombards us with a slew of sensual images in this tight, mysterious little jewel of a poem.

I’m Monogamous and That’s OK

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After much thought and contemplation, Jason Rozek realized he is, in his heart, a monogamous person. And he’s ok with that.

We’ve Always Been Here: Queer Men of History

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Sarah Prager, founder and creator of the free mobile app Quist, illuminates some historical queer men.

The Queer-A-Day Project Monthly Roundup: April 2014

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Tobias Gurl highlights five fascinating (mostly) men profiled on The Queer-A-Day Project.

Boys in Chairs: Body Image, Boyfriends, Sexuality and Self-image

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza shares some of the experiences of being “the guy in the chair” in the dating world, and what we can learn from them.

Look to LGBQ and Older Couples for Good Relationship Advice

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In a society where much research has been conducted into the stresses on relationships and marriage breakdowns, these new findings reveal some positive and affirming things about couples.