Thursday, August 27, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Down Low Pastors


How much sympathy would you have for a DL pastor who gets outed? Is he as much a victim of an outdated ideology as his congregation? In this episode M3 Contributors Gerald Hogan, Jose Oquendo Mojica, Lonnie Richardson, Jeffery Roman, Mark O Estes, Xavier Spann and Breeze Vincinz join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about hypocrisy gay preachers who condemn homosexuality as a sin.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Undercover Madness


In this special episode Breeze VincinzJose Oquendo Mojica and Gerald Hogan join host Malcolm Travers to discuss the explosion of nude photos that have appeared in M3 Undercover in the lead up to Labor Day weekend and why we can't allow them to stay in the group. 

Thursday, August 20, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Best Friend vs Boyfriend


How much interest in a friend’s relationship is too much? If your best friend is being played by his boyfriend do you risk your friendship by telling him the truth? In this episode M3 contributors Jeffrey Roman, Xavier Spann, Mark O Estes and Breeze Vincinz join host Malcolm Travers for a discussion about the difficulties of balancing the interests of competing relationships. Would you be upset if your friend kept a secret about your boyfriend in order to preserve your friendship?

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: The Uncomfortable Truth


Could you feel satisfied in a relationship where anal sex is off the table? Do we hide from he reality that even people in happy relationships sometimes cheat? In this episode of the M3 Bear Essentials Contributors Breeze Vincinz, Jose Oquendo Mojica and  Mark O Estes join host Malcolm Travers discuss some uncomfortable truths about sex and relationships. Is sex without penetration still considered sex?

Watch 5 Fascinating Facts about Cheating
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Understanding Empathy


Do you find that people tend to distance themselves from you when you’re going through something difficult? Does the negativity that other people experience drain the energy of the people around them? In this episode, M3 contributors Clinton Jolliffi, Mark O Estes, Xavier Spann and Jeffrey Roman join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about empathy. How do you know when someone is being an emotional vampire or simply needs someone to help them through a difficult time?

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Building Resilience


How do you become better at overcoming life’s hardships? How do you deal with people who have low levels of resilience? In this episode M3 Contributors Jeffrey Roman, Clinton Jolliffi and Mark O Estes, join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about how we learn from our difficult experiences to become stronger people. What experiences or observations have made you resilient?

Thursday, August 6, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Race and Dating



If someone won't don't date within their own race do you ask why? What is the difference between a preference and a bias? In this episode M3 contributors Mark O Estes, Clinton Jolliffi, Jeffery Roman, Jose Oquendo Mojica and Breeze Vincinz join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about international dating and why we can get caught up in our feelings of rejection.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Advice for Coming Out


What is your advice to young people who are interested in coming out? Do we make too big a deal out of the coming out narrative? In this episode M3 contributors Jose Oquendo Mojica, Clinton Jolliffi, Breeze Vincinz and Mark O Estes join host Malcolm Travers to discuss the challenges of being physically and emotionally ready for the fallout that might come from coming out. Do we reinforce the stigma of homosexuality by retelling negative coming out narratives?