lgbtq

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

Lauren Harsh2 years ago
12 Profiles You'll See Online Dating as a Lesbian
Like many of my peers, I have a love-hate relationship with 21st century dating, mostly because I am not good at it. It is rare to meet someone in the 18-24 age bracket, especially in the gay communit...
Abbey Roman2 years ago
Sanctuary
She’s here. Struck dumb, I stand in the way of the customers who obey the barista calling out names assigned to steaming half-caff, double pump espresso mocha latte-chinos. Yet I cannot move, my own G...
Belle Bledsoe2 years ago
Born This Way
I was raised straight. I was raised to believe that any orientation other than straight was a sin. I’m not straight, though. Does this mean God (if God is even real) loves me less? Does it mean I’m do...
Andrew Hoang2 years ago
What I Learned from Being a LGBT+ Artist
When I started drawing webcomics I never thought about how they could affect me. I just wanted to draw and make people smile, but recently I posted a comic about being polysexual called "Twitterpated....
Misconceptions About Lesbian Relationships
There are many misconceptions that straight people have about the way LGBTQIA love works. I ought to know, I'm proudly pansexual and have dated every gender out there. Few kinds of relationships spark...
Em Trevino2 years ago
Pronouns
Pronouns are an interesting thing, especially when it comes to gender. Every one of us is given a set of pronouns from the minute we are conceived. From she/her to he/him, the problem with these is th...
Danni Greer2 years ago
Are You a Boy or a Girl?
Names and places have been changed for anonymity, but this is a true story. I grew up in the rural parts of Virginia. Living in rural counties, there’s lots of mud, country music, trucks, and guns. In...
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Katrina Pelky2 years ago
It's Hard to Be Me
When I was three-years-old, my mom bought me a beautiful pink princess dress to dress in for Halloween. I fell in love with that dress and felt so beautiful in it. I remember how confident I felt walk...
Kayla C. 2 years ago
Starting a New Year
There were three of us. Just me, my best friend, and her. It was New Years Eve and my boyfriend and I had broken up the night before, so I wanted to be home but not alone. They both were able to come ...
Josh Diaz2 years ago
The ‘B’ in LGBT
The LGBT community has been known to be a very accepting community, for the most part, but when broken down there are still many flaws, as most social categories of people have. The community still fa...
T.C. Bosarge2 years ago
Being a Lesbian in South Alabama
Being a lesbian in any state can be quite frustrating when it comes to unwanted attention. However, I don’t live in every state. I happily reside in Alabama, a state basically torn down the middle wit...
Allymae Simms2 years ago
How I Loved Someone, Without Loving Myself First
"You can't love someone until you love yourself" is a phrase that has always haunted me. It left me growing up, believing I could never find actual love. As a depressed teen living with a father they ...
Jaye Cooney2 years ago
3AM - 19 and Never Been Kissed
Let me just preface this by saying 1) I have no judgment for having your first kiss younger or older and 2) I am the last person I expected this to happen to. But you probably don't know what I'm talk...
Luis Guerra2 years ago
A Night Walk!
A walk of different things. I am a little inspired tonight, and I would like to write this with the purpose of sharing with you our night together. A night filled with love, passion, and a lot of new ...
Luis Guerra2 years ago
A Movie to Remember
It was the Monday of December 16, 2013 when we agreed to set a second official date. After a week of texting and phone calls, which were weird and awkward, but beautiful, satisfying and filled with jo...
Dez Riley2 years ago
My First Lesbian Romance
The first time I met her, we were both children. I have vague memories of her in elementary school, a sheepish looking child with wild brown hair and a timid demeanor. The first time I met her and it ...
Ash Vazquez2 years ago
Goodbye My Love
Your caresses, your smile, I miss it all. The sweet words you use to whisper in my ear. The gifts you'd give me on Valentine's day. It's all I remember about you. I once heard that when it comes to a ...
The Trans Awakening
This story is a pretty deep one filled with confusion and emotion. It’s a story of a girl who didn’t know she was a girl until she was an adult man. This is a story of a 25-year-old woman born and rai...