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Are You Busy or Productive? (And Why the Distincti...

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned about myself throughout my time as a blogger and entrepreneur is that I am great at being busy… but not...

When Pride Month Means 30 Days of Heightened Body Insecurity

When Pride Month Means 30 Days of Heightened Body ...

Pride Month is among us and, along with my seasonal allergies, the collective insecurities of gay men everywhere are flaring as washboard abs, rock solid bums, ...

Why I Still Believe in Military Service for the LG...

On April 10th, 2019 I had the distinct pleasure of having an article featured in the “At War” section of the New York Times. Fewer things have ever brought me s...

N.K. Jemisin: Pioneer of Diversity in Science Fict...

Here at BlakeWrites one of our favorite pastimes is advocating for the authors of the world that have touched us. We believe in spreading the word about the wri...

How to Keep Gay Bars Gay (Without Turning Into Mis...

If you’ve been to a gay bar recently you might have noticed a new trend: a ton more straight women. A growing number of straight women have begun to frequent ga...

The Ideal Gay Man?

I recently found myself watching the new Netflix series “Dating Around”. The premise is simple: a camera follows one individual as they go on multiple dates in ...

Three Men Redefining What It Means To Be a Man

When we talk about broad concepts like "redefining masculinity," we aren't referring to some grand action or impossible-to-achieve standards. Instead, we're tal...

FAQs of Toxic Masculinity

You’re hearing it everywhere. It’s filling up your social media feeds and being used in razor commercials; toxic masculinity. But what does that even mean? Have...

6 Underrated Video Games of 2018

Just because a game doesn't have a multi-million dollar marketing campaign behind it doesn't mean it's not worth your time. These six video games are definitely...

The Divine Masculine Tarot Deck by St. Jinx [produ...

In recent years the world has seen a resurgence of Pagan traditions. Wiccans, Druids, spiritualists, and other Pagan pathways. They have started to step out of ...

Top Five Underrated TV Shows With Great Representa...

We all love to binge a great series but the downside is that as soon as it’s over we’re left desperately wanting a new series to fill the void. As we cruise thr...

5 Black Authors You Need to Be Reading

There’s a romanticized ideal that somehow the publishing world is above concepts of institutional racism/prejudice. Sadly, that’s not true. Rather than being ju...

The Venomous Bite of Toxic Masculinity

There was a moment I realized that toxic masculinity couldn’t be gendered, stereotyped, or even clearly defined. Toxic masculinity permeates through these barri...

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