After losing his best friend to suicide, Eirik Rogers was flooded with grief and on the brink of taking his own life—until another man’s story saved him.
The issue at hand is not so much who we support, but why we support them.
Eirik Rogers admits he smiled when he heard of the passing of Westboro’s Fred Phelps, but realizes something else would have made him smile even more.
How are you defined as a man? For Eirik Rogers, being gay has defined him in a world of good men – but even more, it has defined him outside that world.
As a survivor of abuse, Eirik Rogers spent many years suspicious of the kindness of others.
Like his beloved pet snake, who lay dying on his lap, Eirik Rogers knows how it feels to be cast out of the garden for your sins.
After facing his own serious illness, Eirik Rogers sends up gratitude to the king of grace-at-the-end: Lou Gehrig.
There are many signs of seismic cultural shifts, writes Eirik Rogers, the most recent being the symbolism of Texas A&M Students vs. The Westboro Baptist Church at Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale’s Funeral.
It’s been thirteen years since his father passed, and Eirik Rogers is still learning how to say goodbye.
Eirik Rogers sees himself and all other abuse survivors in the brave men who testified against Jerry Sandusky, but is reminded that there are too many abusers still walking free.
Eirik Rogers chastises Adam Sandler for glorifying and making light of statutory rape in his new film That’s My Boy.
Eirik Rogers talks about having, and losing, an uncle who could never progress past childhood.
Eirik Rogers discusses the President’s political approach to gay rights.
Abuse survivor Eirik Rogers praises the bravery of New York Mets Pitcher R. A. Dickey for speaking openly about the sexual abuse he endured as a child.