Men Try Women’s Makeup for the First Time [video]

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When these guys get a half-make-over, even they’re surprised at how they respond.

The Best Way to Start Your Day (ever)

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Unconventional – yes. Ridiculous – maybe. Crazy enough to work – absolutely.

Southern Masculinity in Pictures


Chad Burton Johnson creates images that will make you rethink your opinion of what masculinity looks like.

An Open Letter to Gay Guys Who Look Down On “Fem Guys”


We should be united, but instead we’re worried about how someone else who’s going through the same struggles as any gay man might make us be perceived by others.

The Fear of Being Found a Fraud


Afraid you’ll be judged as not being real enough or good enough or ____ enough? You’re not alone.

“Secure your own mask before trying to help others?”

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“Happy Wife, Happy Life?” How about ‘Happy Spouse, Happy House’ Instead?

The Frustratingly Slow Pace of Making Changes

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Leo Babauta discusses how we can handle waiting for the changes we want.

Dude, Eat Carbs While You’re Out: The Struggle for Body Confidence


Nicolas DiDomizio explores themes of body image, weight loss, and the specific challenge that comes with having to navigate our anti-fat society as a gay man.

“Does Anyone Feel Beautiful/Confident/Secure in Themselves?

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Will There Ever Be An End to Commercials Like This?

How My Partner’s Transition Gave Me a Schlubby Ape-Man Complex

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When Jason Rozek’s partner began to transition genders, he become acutely aware of things he might never have considered before.

How to Handle the Middle-Aged Hoax


Anthony Carter pondered on what to do and decided it was time for “No more Mr. Nice Gay.”

“I find chemistry to be a bigger definer of attraction…than what society has told me I should like in a man.”


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3 Reasons Why Women Don’t Know They Are Beautiful


Many women these days have never been told nor shown that they are beautiful. Here’s why.

When Your Mojo’s Gone

The author. When he had his Mojo.

Simms Jr. had sex appeal. He thought. But it hasn’t seemed that way, recently. Here, he examines the disappearance of his mojo.

Soul Bites: The Truth Behind the Peacock

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Pope Francis with a simple lesson on vanity.

Into the Light: Men, Body Image, and Eating Disorders

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JJ Vincent hopes that the nascent conversation about men and eating disorders keeps growing.