Category Archives: Thoughtful Gay Man

How Gay Men Can Heal Our Wounds Together

There’s a vision in my head. Gay men, together, releasing a big sigh, acknowledging that we’ve been wounded. An acknowledgment that we are wounded by society, our families, our government, communities of faith, and each other. Because of these wounds, we tend to turn on one another. Often becoming critical...
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One Assumption Gay Men Make About Each Other

Last week, Mark Joseph Stern over at wrote a review of the book “Gay Men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma”, which explores how big gay men “form identities and community in the face of adversity”.  Although the book sounds super interesting and needed, it was Stern’s first sentence...
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