lgbtq

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

mx kade2 years ago
Why I Don't Care About My Labels, and You Shouldn't Care About Mine Either
Over the past five years, I have identified as every label from the acronym LGBTQ. When I was 13, I was convinced I was bisexual. During that year, I conflicted between identifying as a lesbian and bi...
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J.C. Marie2 years ago
Let's Talk Pride
June is Pride month. Throughout this month I have seen and shared a number of posts celebrating the month and the queer community. However, I have also seen posts against the queer community and sayin...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Things People Need To Stop Saying To Lesbians
It really doesn't matter if you are male or female, there are some thoughts that you should just keep to yourself, regardless of the subject! And this is particularly true when discussing someone's se...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Introducing Your Same Sex Partner to Your Parents
No matter what sexuality you might be, introducing your partner to your parents can be weird. You never know how it is going to turn out; it could be weird and awkward or it could all go off without a...
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Syeda Tashin2 years ago
Domestic Violence in a Same Sex Relationship
"What's the first thing that comes to your mind when I say domestic violence?". The popular answer I've heard is 'a man abusing his girlfriend or wife'. My life revolves around soap operas and when it...
Jennifer Money2 years ago
"I Intend to Survive"
Many Americans fear losing health insurance as a result of the recent House vote to make drastic changes to the current Affordable Care Act. The Senate will vote on this bill next with likely challeng...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
How to Keep Your Relationship Fresh
Relationships are hard work. We all know that. It’s fun and exciting when it all begins, you fall in love, and you make a commitment. But the day-to-day hassles of life can easily take their toll. Sur...
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Swara 2 years ago
Shadows
It feels as if a percussion band is playing inside my head. I try to force my eyes open. I can make out a faint silhouette looming over me, but can’t do much more than squint. The light is too bright....
Edward Anderson2 years ago
Don't Judge Me
June 26, 2015. The day that the Supreme Court ruled that marriage was a Constitutional right that should be afforded to all people, regardless of sexual orientation. It was a landmark day for gay righ...
Edward Anderson2 years ago
Does Unfriending on Facebook Mean Unfriending In Real Life?
June is LGBT Pride month, even if the current resident of the White House won't recognize it. So it's fair to tell you that I am part of the community, I'll wait while you pick your jaws up off the fl...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
LGBT Community Seeks Acceptance in Katonah Lewisboro School System
As a High School Guidance Counselor at John Jay High School, Malerie Simon can assure that there’s a very accepting nature among the student body - especially in terms of those who may fall under the ...
Yannick Taylor2 years ago
Being Transgender Is...
Hi I'm Yannick and guess what? I'm transgender. That's right. I am a transgender woman. One thing about my transition is that, although I live as a woman, I have yet to have surgeries and I have yet to start hormone replacement therapy, also known as HRT. Now this is where my transition, along with the famous transitions of Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and countless other famous trans women in the world, faces scrutiny. I have had people tell me that I am not really transgender becau...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Why It's Okay To Stay In The Closet For Now
More and more famous people are coming out these days, and this is a brilliant thing. Not only does it help to make people realize that being of a different sexuality is totally normal, it also inspir...
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J.C. Marie2 years ago
Stop Telling Me I Can't Settle Down
I am the person who is in love and ready to settle down. I have people (gotta love polyamory baby) I love, who I want to marry. I know I love them, I know I want to be with them. So why do so many peo...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Remembering the Attack on Pulse Nightclub: One Year On
I remember the shock of first reading the news reports of the attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando. A violent attack against people who thought that they were in a safe place. My people, the LGBTQ com...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
My Own Private IDAHO
It was on May 17 in 1990 that the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases. For that reason, May 17 was chosen by the founders of the Internati...
Same-Sex Couples In History
People act as though same-sex couples are somehow a new development in history, but anyone with even an ounce of historical perspective realizes that the LGBTQA+ community has been around since the da...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Planning a Gay Stag-Do
If you live in a country that has embraced marriage equality, there will probably come a point in your life when it seems that suddenly all of your gay friends are getting married. Putting aside the p...