lgbtq

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

Just Jane10 hours ago
I’m in a Straight Relationship but Am I Straight?
April 2018, my boyfriend and I will be celebrating our 10 years of being together. We met when we were in high school and fell fast and hard in love. Fast forward to today... we have two young childre...
Ariel Alonso2 days ago
We Are All Human
They are a wonderful person, they are a beautiful human being, they are my best friend. They refers to a person who is non-binary. Many people in society do not accept non-binary individuals because t...
Beth Gibbons3 days ago
Don’t Forget About the “B”
Yes, I am a bisexual woman. Even though I married and had a child with a man, my sexuality did not change. Although, if you were to ask some people in the LGBTQAI+ community today, they may tell you d...
Gabriel Shippam4 days ago
Being Transgender
At the age of 7, I asked my mum to start calling me Craig and got very upset when she refused to. I played house with myself and was always the dad of the family. My brother's clothes doubled up as my...
Meeting My Soul Mate
I never thought I would ever find anyone. I've had a few boyfriends throughout high school, but I never really clicked with any of them. I thought something was wrong with me. I thought I was unloveab...
My First Boyfriend Was a Total Heterophobe
I had the awkward pleasure of coming out of the closet as a gay man when I was 20 years old. Coming out was a terrifying experience for me, but I was two years into my undergraduate studies in music, ...
Chris Jones8 days ago
Do We Need Yet Another Hero?
It seems more and more celebrities and sports stars are coming out of the closet these days (some we may wish would stay in) — but it does lead you to ponder if we need them to? Do we need them to hel...
Rowan Bacchetta8 days ago
Being Transgender: A Life Unseen
We exist au courant with the world we live in. Hiding ourselves is customary. We have learned to breathe water to survive, to move discreetly between the frothing surface and the inky black depths. En...
What the 'B' in 'LGBT Really Stands For
Here's the short version of my romantic history: I exclusively dated men until I was 20-years-old, when I fell in love one of my best female friends. She and I have now been together for nearly 11 yea...
Seth Stecker10 days ago
Social Workers and The LGBT Community
The LGBT community, (also known as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) have been struggling for decades for the same rights as their heterosexual equals. Though the struggles have given many rew...
Lynn LaCount10 days ago
"What's It Like Dating a Trans Man?"
So, dating a trans man always comes with a slew of questions like, "How do you have sex?" "What parts does he have?" "So, you're technically dating a girl?" and so on. The most asked question I get, h...
Skunk Uzeki10 days ago
Best LGBTQ Films of All Time
As a non-binary pansexual, I can honestly say that Hollywood always feels a bit skewed. It's almost always "the guy gets the girl." The guy is always a handsome-to-average dude. And, if it's a rom-com...
Isobel B14 days ago
Queer
The term Queer used to be used with malicious intent. Many older people in the LGBT+ Community see the term as still having the malicious intent behind it, however that is not the case any more. No lo...
Katy Preen14 days ago
Arthur, Martha, and What Does It Matter?
I grew up in the 80s and 90s, already a bygone era prior to the birth of many adults today. Aside from lamenting the loss of my youth, it really is easy to see that it was a different age. There were ...
Maxwell H24 days ago
The First Five Years of My Transition
Trans Terms: Trans guy - Someone transitioning from female to male FTM - Female to male Trans - Transgender T - Testosterone Gender dysphoria - Feeling of unease with your body, which can lead to anxi...
Isobel B25 days ago
What to Say When You Aren't Sure of Someones Gender Identity
You just meet someone, and they seem very nice. Their voice isn't too deep or too high. They have short hair, but not too short. Their height isn't too tall or too short. Their engendered clothes hide...
Isobel B25 days ago
Partner's Transition
My name is Isobel. I am a 20-year-old artist going to university for a BA in sociology. I am an artist, an animal lover, a vegetarian (and I have been since the womb), lazy, sometimes bitchy, and also...
Liam Trefrya month ago
What My Heart Tells Me
I’m quite a private person, ironically. “ironic” because I’m a Youtuber, artist, and actor and I am in the business of public disclosure, and I’m part of the generation that shares everything! Literal...