Comment of the Day: “If he does make tentative steps toward that then recognize that effort…”

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Encouraging openness is important. Not berating a lack of perfection is, too.

Meet the Naked Photographer

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Trevor Christensen gets amazing, honest pictures from his subjects with a technique that you’d never expect.

Drowning in A Sea of Noise

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In the sea of noise that we’re surrounded by, what will you do to make your words count?

Your Family Needs a Dream Chaser

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After the birth of his daughter, Zechariah Newman began thinking about legacy, and why a family needs someone to chase their dreams.

Don’t Lose Yourself In Another: 12 Ways To Maintain Independence In A Relationship

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If you’re truly going to love spending time together, consider spending some time apart.

What We Can Learn from the Author of My Thinning Years

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Jon Croteau’s memoir, “My Thinning Years: Starving the Gay Within”, goes beyond the story of a man who overcame an abusive father to reveal a reality about men that is barely acknowledged, and the will that it takes to move beyond your past.

Where Do You Get Your Validation?

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Where and how you get your validation can be a huge influence in how you interact with the people around you.

Dump Your Toxic Friends

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We spend a lot of time examining and looking out for toxic relationships but give very little consideration to the possibility that we have toxic friends.

Judging Women by Their Looks is Limiting

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What’s the first thing people think when they see a man on the street? What about a woman?

Freaks, Geeks, Outcasts, Cultural Appropriation, and Boys Like Me

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When one group takes on the characteristics and mannerisms of another, is it cultural appropriation, admiration, or an attempt to identify with someone beyond themselves?

Can People Change? Just Look at Yourself.

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Think people can’t change? Look in the mirror before you answer.

Why I Hate Bullies

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His school days are years in the past, but cruel comments by unthinking teens bring the pain of bullying back for Michael Copperman.

5 Secret Ways Being Awkward Makes You Awesome

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Ever feel a little not-quite-together? It’s ok. Own your awkward.

My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship with Shame

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Sometimes I can hear the world insist there’s something essentially wrong about me.

Did You Miss These Style Tips?

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Take a look at our video series from Image Granted. You might learn something new!

Signed, the Guy Who Doesn’t Want to Smell Like Bearglove and Swagger

Thai Massage? For real?

The names keep getting wackier, and JJ Vincent wonders who this stuff is supposed to attract, anyway.