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First I Was Fondled by a Daddy

Matthew Terrell | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

I fondly remember the first man to ever touch my genitals, even though the experience is a scar on my memory.

The Strange Way My Dad Helped Me Learn About Cancer

Kevin Lankes | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin Lankes

As a teenager, very little is more embarrassing than running your fingers over a fake scrotum under the instruction of your father. But I did it, and before long I was glad that I had.

We Have Extraordinary Fathers in Our Family

Karen Sewell | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Karen Sewell

Raising my daughters to know two fathers is challenging. It is special, and it's joyous at times, and it's also confusing and heartbreaking.

The Best Thing I Did While Battling Cancer

Karen Sewell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

That evening when we got home, Sean said something that became a game-changer. Instead of worrying about the "what-if's" in life, it became clear to us that we were the decision-makers.

Lessons I Learned From Grief Counseling

Karen Sewell | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Experiencing grief can push us to our limits. Grief can push us past our limits and set new standards for our life going forward. It has amazing power.

NSFW: Dudes Are Stuffing Their Penises Into Socks For Cancer Awareness

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

Men, it might be time for you to put your #cockinasock. This week, droves of dudes have been stuffing their penises into socks of all shapes and si...

New Innovation in the AYA Cancer Movement: The Future Is Here

Emily Drake | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Drake

While attending the first annual Society of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (SAYAO) conference, one thing became abundantly clear: technology is going to greatly influence the future of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology movement.

Get to Know Testicular Cancer

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Cancer sucks and it is important to be informed. There is a lot of information out there about testicular cancer and other cancers that affect men, so do your research, be informed, talk with your doctor and do what you can to help advocate for awareness.

Affordable Health Care for Everyone Is Important

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

There is much debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare), its implementation, its policies, and how millions of Americans will actually benefit from the new law. No matter what side of the debate you fall on, it is important to look at what Obamacare could mean for people like my husband.

REVEALED: Strange Link Between Deadly Cancer, Sun Protection

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 10.17.2013 | Science

A genetic variant that increases the risk of testicular cancer may be favored by evolution because it helps protect those with fair skin from the sun...

Cancer's Bright and Blissful Side

Karen Sewell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

There are two sides to nearly everything. When it comes to cancer, it's the dark side of things that often holds the focus and my experience with cancer was no exception.

WATCH: These Rugby Hunks Get REALLY Naked In Video For A Good Cause (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

It's not a secret that many gay men adore rugby players -- and now they have one more reason to love them! The United Kingdom’s Wolverhamton Wolv...

5 Important Things Caregivers Should Know

Karen Sewell | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Sewell

Fortunately, with some time behind me, I've found ways to enjoy life again. There's no rushing this process, dear caregivers, but if you trust that you'll get there, you will.

In the Thick of 'Young Man's Cancer'

Jeb Harrison | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeb Harrison

Take care of ourselves? Perhaps that's the one thought that trumps all others, and probably the one thing that parents of sick kids, especially sick adult kids, lose sight of. And it's probably the only thing in this whole horrifying cancer dance that a proud parent can actually control to some degree.

Being Angry at God for Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Being mad at the disease made all the sense in the world to me. Being mad at God... didn't. Because in my own mind, God does nothing on a whim.

The Happy Indignity of Cancer Survival

Dan Duffy | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

It happens every year, like clockwork. I get the call, I mope about it, I go in, I put on the gown, I lay on the table. Every year, for the rest of my life, I have to subject myself to one of the most humbling experiences you can possibly imagine: the balltrasound.

Cancer as Newlyweds: An Unplanned Journey

Emily Kontos | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Emily Kontos

Little did my husband and I know that a mere four years after reciting our vows, we would be asked to live up to them. That was when we discovered that Alex had advanced testicular cancer, and his surgery and chemotherapy treatment would begin right away.

The Motivation to Fight Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Now that my physical fight is long ago, my motivation is to help others get back up when they've been knocked down, and I will even include myself in that category.

Losing Your Parts to Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

It's always a horrendous experience when you are told you are going to lose a body part. I unfortunately know way too many people who have had this happen during cancer treatment. But there's a little extra slap in the face when reproductive parts are in the equation.

To Cancer, On Valentine's Day

Sarah Klein | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

You might wonder why I've decided to write, rather than just curse you in silence. Writing to you certainly won't make my Valentine better. But there's a small chance it might resonate with someone noticing a change in his own body and convince him to bring his concerns to his doctor.

Why I Created a One-on-One Cancer Support Network

Jonny Imerman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonny Imerman

Although I had my network of support in my family, friends and doctors, once I started introducing myself to these fellow cancer fighters I realized that they were providing me something valuable that my caregivers could not

An Awkward Talk That May Save Your Son's Life

Jim Higley | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jim Higley

Stop. Right now. And think of some of the young men in your life. Maybe it's your own son. How about that cute kid down the street who is always outside shooting hoops? Would you be surprised to hear that those guys are in the number one age group for testicular cancer?

Let It All Hang Out For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home

As you're trimming the tree this year, why not give it some character and adorn it with a shiny pair of Bauballs? And yes, this ornament is exactly wh...

PHOTOS: Cancer Survivor Hitchhikes 4,400 Miles Across Canada In His Underwear For Charity

Posted 12.07.2012 | Impact

Updated: Friday, Dec. 7, 2012: 7:00 p.m. EST When it comes to creative, out-there charitable efforts, we've seen men run in high heels, college kid...

A Trip to the Sperm Bank

Julian Tepper | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
Julian Tepper

To our Bankers, please keep in mind that it is only legal to store sperm for up to forty years in New York State. Thank you, the NYCC. Henry's palms became wet with perspiration. Who could think so far ahead about reproduction?