lgbtq

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

Derek Evers2 months ago
Warmth
"Come dance with me." I looked up, the gym lights blinding me momentarily. My eyes took a few seconds to adjust but when they were used to the light, I realized who was standing there, asking me to da...
Morgan Reddekopp2 months ago
The LGBT "Issue"
Everybody always says that college is the time in a girl's lives that they should start “experimenting.” And I suppose I did—I joined a church community. Based on my experience, I can definitely say t...
Tajah Calderon3 months ago
This Is Me
I knew I was bisexual when I was in the second grade. How did I find out? My first kiss was with a girl. My very first kiss. Should that count as a first kiss? Ha. I came out to my mother when I was i...
Gabriela Linares3 months ago
Latina, Queer, and Raising for Success
As I start to type, I go back in time to my childhood. Everything seemed so different back then and part of that was because I used to live in a different country where beliefs and values varied a lit...
Kay 🎀3 months ago
What Comes with Being Part of the LGBT 🏳️‍🌈
What comes with being part of the LGBT? Well I’ll tell you.. Being a girly girl myself. I get a lot of comments thrown my way from ignorant people. Whether that be on social media or when I am out and...
Chris Jones3 months ago
I'm Coming Out...
This seemingly simple thing is a major life moment for around 10% of the worlds population (depending on which statistician you read) but either way, a large part of humanity has to deal with this in ...
Hilary Wellsford3 months ago
Hanging Out and Heteronormativity
This story is one that has been screaming to be told! I’ve been thinking about this for months, especially since I thought moving to Toronto would be a lot different. I’m sorry for using just a dirty ...
Dylan Brokenshire3 months ago
LGBTQ+
The LGBTQ+ community can be confusing to people both inside and outside of it. Hopefully in this article I will be able to give you a small insight into our bright and colourful community. Small discl...
Korrie Denton3 months ago
"When Were You Going to Tell Us You Were a Lesbian?"
This is probably one of my favorite stories to share, but also the most painful. Everyone that hears this story is left baffled, just like I was when it happened. Flash back 10 years ago. I had just g...
T.C. Bosarge3 months ago
3 Ways to Find Lesbian Friends
When first coming out, I was thankful enough to already have a handy dandy lesbian best friend under my belt to help guide me down the trails of homosexuality. However, that is not the case for a lot ...
Alice May3 months ago
The Spectrum Chronicles
My name is Alice and I am still undecided about my sexuality, so I decided to write down my thoughts and what has happened to me so far. This is not about my views being gospel. This is not about me d...
Alandra Barker3 months ago
Please Don't Call Me "Queer"
As most people know, "queer" is a term in the ever-expanding world of LGBT+ language. It is often used to describe the LGBT+ community in an umbrella sort of way, as it can encompass all not-straight ...
Eros The Twink God3 months ago
Valentyne's Day
His name was Valentyne Leblanc...Ever since he was in the third grade, every year before the first class started, he would make the effort to go inside to ask the teacher not to introduce him by that ...
Julian R Hillis3 months ago
Half Support in the LGBTQ+ Community
Recently I took a trip to visit my sister, whose house I rarely go to due to some previous issues with someone else staying there. With my sister and her boyfriend, I met a woman again whom I had met ...
Christina is human3 months ago
We Are All the Same
Did you know that according to a study done by GLSEN in 2015 57.6% of LGBTQ+ students in grade 6-12 said that they don’t feel safe at school? What’s even more shocking is that over half of these stude...
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Kimia Etemadi3 months ago
Why I Stopped Listening to Jessie J
I was 19 when, in 2010, British singer Jessie J’s first major single, “Do It like a Dude” was released. Intrigued by her confidence and her feminist message that girls do not lack anything and can do ...
Kendall Earl3 months ago
Christianity and LGBTQ+
I remember one day in church I was listening to one of my favorite youth pastors. He was always one of the nicest guys around and always had a nice thing to say to someone. He was speaking on the stat...
Aubrey M3 months ago
The Need to Know About Coming Out
Coming out is perhaps one of the scariest moments a person of the LGBTQ+ community experiences. And for good reason too. The fear of unacceptance and invalidity is paralyzing, and it constantly hangs ...