Be Vulnerable, Share Your Pain, and Begin to Heal

View image | Christine Walker interviews David Callister from Renaissance Ranch, Outpatient Rehabilitations Center where men (and women) recover from addiction through acceptance, self-love, and above all, vulnerability.   Recently, I interviewed, David Callister, the clinical director of Renaissance Ranch, an addiction rehabilitation center in Sandy, Utah. He’s thoughtful, insightful and understands addiction from both a personal […]

Comment of the Day: “As a Mormon, I can tell you we’ve been targeted. I also know it’s not the same.”

This Comment of the Day is from Clark Larsen, on the post Religious Discrimination & Bullying

A Time-Lapse Video Made From Still Photographs

Dustin Farrell stitched together raw still photographs of the Arizona and Utah landscape to create the most amazing time-lapse nature video you’ve ever seen.

GMP Sports’ Sweet Sixteen Preview for The East and South Regions: Who Duke You Love?

We’ve already discussed the West and Midwest region, now we head East and South. Who to root for? Who to root against? In Part 2 of Good Men Project’s Sweet 16 Preview, Wai Sallas gives you a few things to think about.

Adorable Family Supports Adorable Gay Son in Ad For Utah Marriage Equality

We get more confused every moment at the conservative pushback against marriage equality, but hopefully ads like this can change things in the states where the fight still rages on. 

A Compassionate Approach to Homelessness

It’s possible to provide a handout that is also a hand up writes Chris Hicke. And Utah is showing how.

Federal Government Will Recognize Utah’s Same-Sex Marriages Even Though Utah Won’t

Though Utah does not currently recognize the 1,300+ same-sex marriages performed there over the past month, the federal government does.

45 Moving Moments From the First Days of Marriage Equality in Utah

After a judge struck down the state’s ban on equal marriage rights for same-sex couples Dec. 20, thousands rushed to get married across Utah, while the state’s governor continued his fight to halt the marriages in court.

Stay Denied: Tenth Circuit Allows Utah Same-Sex Marriages to Continue

With little explanation, the decision by the Tenth Circuit Court concluded that a stay was not warranted.

Utah County Adopts Jim Crow Tactic, Preventing Same-Sex Couples From Marrying

Though the county has not explicitly stated that it closed the office in an act of massive resistance to a recent federal court decision calling for marriage equality in Utah, the county attorney’s office released a statement linking the closure to that decision: “Given the status of the pending motion for a stay and the appeal that will be filed by the state of Utah, the Clerk’s Office will be closed until further notice.”

Federal Court in Utah Says Marriage Equality is Required by the Constitution

Federal Judge Robert Shelby said, “Rather than protecting or supporting the families of opposite-sex couples, [Utah’s] Amendment 3 perpetuates inequality by holding that the families and relationships of same-sex couples are not now, nor ever will be, worthy of recognition.”

Lessons From My Nephew’s First College Football Game

John Kinnear’s nephew reminds him of what he used to know about spectator sports.

Don’t Hand Matt Labrum ‘Coach of the Year’ Just Yet

Liam Day understands the feel good nature of the story of Union High School’s coach Matt Labrum suspending his students, but is it just a quick fix with no real impact?

Dustin Went to Home Depot for Lights. Instead, He Got a Proposal.

Just when you think you’re off to buy lights with your roommate… a surprise proposal awaits. (VIDEO)

Officials in Utah Deny That Marriage Inequality is Discrimination

Utah Officials have responded to a lawsuit which challenges the state’s ban on same-sex marriage “by denying that it even discriminates against the gay community.”