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Birth of a 'Brony': A Queer Man Watches My Little Pony

Mitch Kellaway | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Mitch Kellaway

Without denying that the apparent majority of adult My Little Pony fans, both male- and female-identified, are straight and possess genders that fall comfortably within the binary, their presence as a fandom and their adored subject itself resonated deeply with me as a queer person. Why?

What It Means When an 11-Year-Old Attempts Suicide

Carrie Goldman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Carrie Goldman

In the two weeks since 11-year-old Michael Morones attempted to take his own life by hanging, potentially leaving him severely brain damaged, his parents are trying to sort out what happened and where to go from here.

Finally, A Sex Toy For 'Bronies'

Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Brony up! These days, even the most wholesome products seem to get ridiculously sexualized. Exhibit A: The new line of sex toys for "bronies," or b...

Uh, This Resume Needs A Little Work

Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy

We spotted this "magical" resume on Pleated Jeans, who found it via Dorkly, but we're not sure if it is a real thing that someone actually thought was...

Dreaded Fork in the Road: Hiding My Life From My Friend

Amy Shiner | Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I almost nearly outed myself while stating my opinion, which was a reminder that I am on borrowed time. I've been keeping up a persona of a good Christian girl for years now -- 8 years exactly -- and even more if you count the fantasies of a teenager.

LOOK: Adult 'My Little Pony' Fans Gather In Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun | Jonathan Pitts | Posted 10.05.2013 | DC

As she stood near a skywalk leading into the Baltimore Convention Center, Holly Fawcett, a 43-year-old wife and mother from Yorktown, Va., watched as ...

Hilarious Highlights from Brony Bash

Posted 07.11.2013 | Weird News

In one of the strangest trends to ever hit the Internet, the adult male obsession with the children's show My Little Pony, has created a wealth of fan...

'Hot In Cleveland': Eddie Cibrian Rescues Heather Locklear

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.03.2013 | TV

Joy's handsome firefighter boyfriend (Eddie Cibrian) revealed a surprising side to himself on the latest "Hot in Cleveland." First, she had to contend...

'My Little Pony' Not Just For Girls Anymore: Meet The Bronies

Aaron Broverman | Posted 12.23.2012 | TV
Aaron Broverman

You would think 'My Little Pony,' with its strong female characters, whimsical settings, pastel colors and high moral messages make it the perfect show for little girls. Surprisingly, that's not the case -- its fastest-growing and most dedicated fanbase is not little girls, but actually late teen and 20-something straight-identified single men.

For All Those Guys Who Love 'My Little Pony' ...

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 08.31.2012 | Entertainment

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Dale Fjordbotten is a proud "My Little Pony" fan, with the shiny blue body suit and yellow lightning bolt, blue wings and blue ...

A 6-Year-Old's Guide to the Hottest Toys for 2011

Mary K. Moore | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents
Mary K. Moore

So what are kids clamoring for this year? I asked savvy consumer and my daughter, 6-year-old, Scarlett, to help us grown-ups navigate the corporate no...

'Bronies': Teen Boys Who Love My Little Ponies

The Wall Street Journal | Vauhini Vara and Ann Zimmerman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

15 young men in this hotbed of activism gathered at an Indian restaurant on a recent Sunday and made an appeal: Could the waiter please switch the TV ...

WATCH: My Little Reggie Watts

Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

Sure, the internet has already paired footage from the My Little Pony cartoon with a vulgar song this week, but the bronies have somehow managed to al...

LISTEN: Bill Clinton Is A Brony

Posted 08.27.2011 | Comedy

Previously we told you about Bronies, a growing subculture of men who, for whatever reason, really like the "My Little Pony" cartoon. Well it turn...

WATCH: Cutest Hip Hop Combo Ever

Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy

There's a growing culture of older dudes out there who have a deep appreciation for the "My Little Pony" cartoon, and they call themselves Bronies. ...