Your Life Is A Lie So Blow It Up

Creating an authentic life can be dangerous and destructive. But sometimes there’s no other choice.

3 Totally Powerful Words for Kids; You Are Enough

Aleasa Word Encourages Use of 3 Simple Words for Kids’ Confidence

10 Things the Adult Child of an Addict Wants You to Know

Our self-esteem is exceptionally low. Our addicted parents were unable to provide the love and nurturing we required to form secure attachment.

Six Pieces Of Life Advice For Our 20-Year-Old Selves A Decade Later

Have you ever said, “If only I knew then what I know now…?”. Here are six pieces of life advice we wish we could time machine to our 20-something selves.

In My Office, In the Closet

Out on the job? There may be more at stake than a paycheck when trying to answer this question.

How to Kill Someone’s Self-Esteem at Work

Andy Schulkind on viewing a rather humiliating and horrible example of how to treat your employees.

Parenting in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter

As parents of color, we fear for our children, but we also need to think about ourselves.

Do Men Care About Women’s Wrinkles?

Those lines around women’s eyes? The men August McLaughlin interviewed said, “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Defying What’s Blackness, What’s Femininity, What’s Masculinity

One group says, “Act like a man.” One group says, “Femme it up.” Icon does neither.

Can Heartbreak Be Healthy?

Endings expert Matt Shumate believes multiple breakups are the best thing that ever happened to him.

Why It’s Not About Them…It’s About You

Triggers. We all have them. What can we do when someone pushes one?

How Floating Shelves Taught Me About Unconditional Love

It can be hard to believe that we have value for just existing. And then someone reminds us in the simplest way.

8 Guaranteed Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Gaining confidence is easy with these proven strategies from emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry.

How to Take the Reins When Your Life Is Out of Control

Louise Thayer takes a ride and takes her power back.

I Identify As a Hot Gay Male, and You Need to Respect My Choice

He became a Hot Gay Male and remains a Hot Gay Male, no matter what anyone else says. And everyone has an opinion.

Call for Submissions: Back to School – Out in the Halls

Jr. high, high school, college, trade school, any school can be challenging for gay, bi, trans*, and queer folk. We want to hear your stories and advice.