lgbtq

The letters LGBTQ are just another way of saying that Love is Love.

Will Jacksona day ago
Discovering My Gender Fluid Identity
When a person is trying to discover themself, they are trying to find something solid. A single word to describe themselves. When it comes to being gender fluid, it’s like trying to find a puzzle piec...
Lemon Lanea day ago
Why I Won't Be Telling My Parents I'm Bisexual Until I Date a Girl
I had happily settled into university life and, as it was only first year, was out partying 2 or 3 times a week. My flatmate had met a girl on her course, we’ll call her K, and had been on a night out...
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My Best Friend Found Out I Am Pansexual
This time last year, my best friend L was moving to Australia. She was going over there for one year, broadening her career as a teacher whilst getting some travelling in at the same time. She's a bit...
Lee Cochran3 days ago
How It Feels to Grow Out of Your Binder
Growing out of your binder can be a discouraging moment in your transitioning journey. Whether it be from growing older or gaining weight it can still be an irritating moment when you realize your bin...
That Kid
I never thought I’d be that kid. From the time I was little, I was told by my nana and my mother who I was going to be. How I was going to marry a rich man and have kids with successful careers, as ar...
(ri)ley key11 days ago
Patio Girl
She wasn't anything I could imagine and nothing I could even begin to fathom. Her perfume smelt like a morning filled with baking cookies, making the kitchen a mess but making memories that outlasted ...
Ashton Nathaniel12 days ago
Jack Winston's Party
I'm not much of a party-person, but this party invitation read the one name that gave my heart this sort of rush that made me receive the need to go. "Jack Winston's Summer Party 2018"—my eyes skimmed across the invitation. Jack is known to throw some insane parties, and I've gotten the invitations over the years because he invites our whole grade level. But my need to go came upon me after I officially met Jack on the first day of school this year; he sat next to me in my English class and I di...
Alissa Singleton14 days ago
The Right Person Will Come Along When You Least Expect It
I was feeling troubled in the relationship department, and feeling like my world was coming to an end because my friends were dating and I wasn't. I had started to have feelings many years before that...
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Brian 14 days ago
Social Construction of Gender
I wonder what we truly learn and internalize from the media and society. What is naturally innate to us? I’ve talked to people discussing representation in the media. We talk about how certain feature...
Sophie Lincoln14 days ago
Compulsory Homosexuality
Pride is a beautiful thing. People come together to celebrate their identities in a way that keeps them united. The community cheers and the flags wave. But did you know that there is another side to ...
Why Be GAY?
Growing up gay is a story that 18 percent of Generation X shares across the globe. To put that into perspective, that's about 1.3 billion individuals who share the same lifestyle like myself. Life its...
Nathaniel Corns15 days ago
A Letter to the Boy I'm About to Start Dating
Dear G, I've known you for about two years and it only took us about a day of that time to fall in love. We were kept apart because I was in a relationship with someone else - someone who wouldn't let...
Stephen Green19 days ago
Self-Acceptance and Shifting Sexuality
I REMEMBER that first dream. The one that confirmed my fear that I might have more than just a simple *ahem* appreciation for other boys. That dream stabbed a hole in my attempt at living in denial th...
Growing Up Bisexual
So, I guess it all began in my tween years. The years between childhood and teen, I always knew I was different. I never imagined that this is what separated myself from others. When I was around 11, ...
Fries Vondersa month ago
Why the Gay Flag Is Causing Bisexual Erasure
Before I explain, let me apologize, I don’t mean to discredit or fault the gay community in any way. I take absolute pride in my homosexuality just as much as any other gay man; however the bisexual c...
Rebecca Fielda month ago
Gay and Lesbian PDA
We all see it and know about it, but rarely do we talk about it: the stigma around public displays of affection between same-sex couples. As a fellow lesbian, I find it sad and frustrating that the LG...
James E. a month ago
Being a Transman in the Working World
One of the biggest issues I have faced when it comes to starting a new job is contemplating on even asking my employer to go by my preferred name. I have yet to legally change my name, however, my bir...
James E. a month ago
My Transgender Experience
I was raised in a semi-small town in the North West corner of Georgia. It’s a more conservative town where you are raised on respecting your elders and giving your life to God. Growing up in the Bible...