lgbtq

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

Ashton Nathaniel4 months ago
Jack Winston's Party
I'm not much of a party-person, but this party invitation read the one name that gave my heart this sort of rush that made me receive the need to go. "Jack Winston's Summer Party 2018"—my eyes skimmed across the invitation. Jack is known to throw some insane parties, and I've gotten the invitations over the years because he invites our whole grade level. But my need to go came upon me after I officially met Jack on the first day of school this year; he sat next to me in my English class and I di...
Alissa Singleton4 months ago
The Right Person Will Come Along When You Least Expect It
I was feeling troubled in the relationship department, and feeling like my world was coming to an end because my friends were dating and I wasn't. I had started to have feelings many years before that...
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Brian 4 months ago
Social Construction of Gender
I wonder what we truly learn and internalize from the media and society. What is naturally innate to us? I’ve talked to people discussing representation in the media. We talk about how certain feature...
Sophie Lincoln4 months ago
Compulsory Homosexuality
Pride is a beautiful thing. People come together to celebrate their identities in a way that keeps them united. The community cheers and the flags wave. But did you know that there is another side to ...
Why Be GAY?
Growing up gay is a story that 18 percent of Generation X shares across the globe. To put that into perspective, that's about 1.3 billion individuals who share the same lifestyle like myself. Life its...
Nathaniel Corns4 months ago
A Letter to the Boy I'm About to Start Dating
Dear G, I've known you for about two years and it only took us about a day of that time to fall in love. We were kept apart because I was in a relationship with someone else - someone who wouldn't let...
Stephen Green4 months ago
Self-Acceptance and Shifting Sexuality
I REMEMBER that first dream. The one that confirmed my fear that I might have more than just a simple *ahem* appreciation for other boys. That dream stabbed a hole in my attempt at living in denial th...
Growing Up Bisexual
So, I guess it all began in my tween years. The years between childhood and teen, I always knew I was different. I never imagined that this is what separated myself from others. When I was around 11, ...
Fries Vonders5 months ago
Why the Gay Flag Is Causing Bisexual Erasure
Before I explain, let me apologize, I don’t mean to discredit or fault the gay community in any way. I take absolute pride in my homosexuality just as much as any other gay man; however the bisexual c...
Rebecca Field5 months ago
Gay and Lesbian PDA
We all see it and know about it, but rarely do we talk about it: the stigma around public displays of affection between same-sex couples. As a fellow lesbian, I find it sad and frustrating that the LG...
James E. 5 months ago
Being a Transman in the Working World
One of the biggest issues I have faced when it comes to starting a new job is contemplating on even asking my employer to go by my preferred name. I have yet to legally change my name, however, my bir...
James E. 5 months ago
My Transgender Experience
I was raised in a semi-small town in the North West corner of Georgia. It’s a more conservative town where you are raised on respecting your elders and giving your life to God. Growing up in the Bible...
Yasmine Howell5 months ago
Homophobia
Why do people treat this like a real disease? It’s not real and it shouldn’t be taken serious. We fight and we fight to be equal but people just can’t seem to swallow their pride when it comes to this...
My Gay Older Rich Boyfriend
After I had turned 19, I met a man on seeking arrangement, a notorious site known for matching sugar babies with sugar daddies. I entertained the idea of dating someone older, in my 11th grade year wh...
James E. 5 months ago
My Experience with Testosterone
I grew up in a small southern town that was not very accepting of me being transgender. I first moved to Michigan at the end of 2014 in an attempt to free myself of the resentment I faced as a trans m...
James E. 5 months ago
7 Things Transmen Are Sick of Hearing
Daily Struggles of a Transgender Man
Ailsa Reid5 months ago
How I Knew I Was a Lesbian
I've known I liked girls since I was six. I'd hold Jeanette's hand in primary school and was always the father when we played families. I distinctly remember insisting that it's normal to kiss your fr...
Amatsi Writes5 months ago
Surprise! I'm Bisexual
So, I guess this is my coming out story. It is currently 3 AM and I just finished watching Love, Simon (Yeah, I know I'm a little late) and frankly, I've never been more inspired to tell my parents. I...