lgbtq

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

A History of Transgender People, Volume III
The intense West African sun beats down on the Bandiagara Escarpment in central Mali. Against the escarpment’s face, tucked in the shadow of a large outcropping, is a village that; if one saw only a p...
Ben Richards2 days ago
The Big Problem with 'the Art of Being Normal' by Lisa Williamson
To start, lets give you the basic context you need. The Art Of Being Normal is a book that centres around two main characters, David and Leo. David is a trans girl coming to grips with his gender iden...
Holly Morrison2 days ago
To the Girl Who I Told She Was Going to Go to Hell
In 2011, my two best friends decided that they were going to take me to a Church Youth Group. I was desperate for somewhere to belong, and I already believed God, I'd read the bible, I was raised Cath...
Jordan Allen5 days ago
My First Lesbian Relationship Pt. 5
So I left off in part four with my fiancé landing her Starbucks job. This was literally the greatest thing at that time for her. She wasn't herself with everything that had happened in the past few mo...
Katie Pevreall5 days ago
Can You Be Gay and Straight at the Same Time?
The human experience is incredibly complex, and something that we fail to accurately define no matter how hard we try (and we do truly try to define everything.) As a society, it can sometimes feel as...
A History of Transgender People, Volume II
In a time approximately 500-1500 years after the Mesopotamian cultures shared stories about Asu-Shu-Namir rescuing the goddess of love from the underworld, the Ancient Greeks had arisen, formed comple...
Aubrey M6 days ago
5 Misconceptions About Asexuality
Asexuals are one of the more underrepresented groups within the LGBTQ+ community, but like any other identity, it’s easy to fall for the misconceptions regarding it. Let’s take a look at some of the f...
Katie Pevreall8 days ago
Everything You Need to Know About Being Non-Binary
Today (14th July) is international non-binary day and I had the privilege of interviewing musician Emma Johnson (This, May, Them) about her experience being non-binary in a binary world. Here's a litt...
A History of Transgender People, Volume I
Important note: Historiography is a living science. It evolves with the sensibilities of those who practice it and the cultures that consume it. It's the science of how we do history. Originally, the ...
Cameron Adams12 days ago
Why I Won't Come Out
As a bisexual male, I will not come out to the people that know me in the near future.
J. P. Frattini17 days ago
Dating While Ace
Asexuality is a sexual orientation you don't hear referenced very often. It's the lack of sexual attraction towards other people, and it's a part of the LGBT+ community. But what is something that mos...
Hayden S20 days ago
How to Help Dysphoria, for Closeted Trans People
Dealing with dysphoria is hard enough for a trans person, but it's even harder still for someone in the closet, because they can't risk trying to pass as the opposite gender. If nobody knows you're tr...
Macie Miller23 days ago
Being a Part of the LGBT Community as a Teenager
I am bisexual. No, I am not confused. Yes, I know what being bisexual means. I admit, I didn't know exactly what it meant and I wasn't sure of it for a very long time, and to those questioning their s...
Finding Love When You've Forgotten How
I was sitting in my support group a couple of days ago, preparing mentally to introduce myself. What would I say? How much would I share with these strangers? How much trauma did I have to unload, any...
Kori Morgan23 days ago
Attending an LGBT Camp
My Experience and How It Shaped My Future
My Journey
I grew up in Northern Illinois. I went to a little country school and then moved on to a school that was much bigger than what I had ever expected. No, not just in size but in the mere thought of my e...
Skylar Rella24 days ago
Blue & Purple
Sam sat on his usual bench in the park, ukulele in hand, yet making no sort of sound. One pale hand rested on the neck of the uke, while the other remained motionless on the strings. A light wind caus...
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Lena Bailey25 days ago
Gender Identities
There are so many genders then we once realized, and people tend to judge. People who aren't cisgender are normal and deserve love and acceptance. Gender and sexuality are more fluid these days, they'...