Why We Need to Ease Up on Ourselves

Theresa Byrne believes the path to personal improvement is through self-compassion, not self-bullying.

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.

I Tick Every Macho Box. How Could I Be Gay?

A rugby player found himself confronting more than one stereotype in his own mind as he struggles with coming out.

The Big Gay Choice

We don’t choose who we’re attracted do. But we do choose what we do with that attraction.

Parenting in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter

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

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.

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.

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.

The Impact of Missing Out on Junior High Drama

You’ve heard the saying, “You can’t miss what you never had?” That wasn’t true for Jose, who realized what he had missed as a closeted teen.

Everything Does Happen for a Reason

Chances are you will have heard the cliché, “Everything happens for a reason.” The hard part is trying to find the reason.

What Made Him Become the Drunkest Guy in the Room

Years of bullying made Matt Cain look for a way to be accepted. It took many more years for him to realize what happened.

I Had to Run Away From My Problems Before I Could Face Them

Faced with feeling like he had nowhere to go, Cameron started running. He stopped on a California freeway.

“Do the Men of Magic Mike XXL Surprise You? “

Pride parades, hanging out naked, talking about their diets. Maybe these guys aren’t what you’d expect.