lgbtq

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

Chris Jones5 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 Wellsford5 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 Brokenshire5 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 Denton5 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. Bosarge5 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 May5 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 Barker5 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 God5 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 Hillis5 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 human5 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 Etemadi5 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 Earl5 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 M6 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 ...
This Is My Normal
Growing up, I never thought there was anything different about me. I have a learning disability but it never really held me back. I always found that I fit in with everyone else. That is until my frie...
Nathan Archibald6 months ago
I'm Afraid of Men
I am afraid to talk to boys. I have been conditioned to be afraid of the conversation. The fear that I speak of, is for those men of toxic masculinity. Put me into a gay nightclub setting and I can ta...
Eric Hunter6 months ago
Recover(gay)
When I came to the realization that I could no longer drink, I thought I was greatly disheartened. Anger and resentment against God pumped through my veins. It had only been a couple years since I cam...
Kendall C6 months ago
20 Queer Icons Every Baby Gay Should Know
October is LGBT History Month, and as 20-gay-teen nears its end, I thought what better way to celebrate our icons of the past and present than by showcasing people who have had lasting contributions t...
I Got a Do-Over
For the first 52 years of my life, I considered myself to be straight. I was married to 3 men, had sex with men, fantasized about men. As I look back through the lens of 20/20 hindsight, I see small c...