lgbtq

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

Kal Nielson5 months ago
Handling This Heartbreak
Let me first start by saying that I support and love everyone, no matter their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, etc. I have changed the names in this story to protect these peoples’ privac...
Blake Dylan5 months ago
If You Do Not Accept Your LGBT Child You Are Likely Killing Them
My parents made it very clear from the beginning that I was the unwanted child. Now, this isn't to say they weren't kind, even loving at times. They never hit me, never locked me in a closet (well, at...
(ri)ley key5 months ago
She Was Something Different
She wanted something different. I mean, I wanted something different too—I wanted to make it out of this town with my sanity, but at this point it seemed that I would likely lose that. I wanted to mak...
A History of Transgender People, Volume IV
So far in this series, I've discussed myth and legend. This is, on its surface, is not great historiography; but a culture's myths and legends inform their worldview. Perhaps not always in the most in...
Michael X.5 months ago
5 Things You Shouldn't Say to a Non-Binary Person
To all my cis-brothers, cis-sisters, from trans*, nonbinary, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, not-cis folks: Although we're finally starting to be recognized by the liberal part of society, most pe...
Jacob Adams5 months ago
Homosexuality and Christianity
This is a story of the many confusing and disheartening tribulations surrounding my experiences with my sexuality and my family's views of religion. I have only spoke on this topic with my immediate f...
Nick Jimenez5 months ago
Over Glorified
Many times, humans over glorify the lives of transgender people. Let it be known that being transgender is nothing to be glorified and is quite traumatic. In fact, 41 percent of teens that are transge...
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Turtle Lover5 months ago
Straight? Gay? Bi? Pan? Queer? Asexual?
How long did it take for you to realise your sexuality? Or are you still trying to find out, which is why you are reading this? It took me a while before realising I was actually gay! It was a surpris...
Isoa Tupua6 months ago
A Black Gay Experience
It's interesting when sharing my gay experience with white gays. They sometimes feel like they can relate with my experience, which usually ends up in them overshadowing my experience with their exper...
A History of Transgender People, Volume III
The intense West African sun beats down on the Bandiagara Escarpment in central Mali. Against the escarpment’s face, tucked in the shadow of a large outcropping, is a village that; if one saw only a p...
Ben Richards6 months ago
The Big Problem with 'the Art of Being Normal' by Lisa Williamson
To start, lets give you the basic context you need. The Art Of Being Normal is a book that centres around two main characters, David and Leo. David is a trans girl coming to grips with his gender iden...
Bea Jaymes6 months ago
To the Girl Who I Told She Was Going to Go to Hell
In 2011, my two best friends decided that they were going to take me to a Church Youth Group. I was desperate for somewhere to belong, and I already believed God, I'd read the bible, I was raised Cath...
Jordan Allen6 months ago
My First Lesbian Relationship Pt. 5
So I left off in part four with my fiancé landing her Starbucks job. This was literally the greatest thing at that time for her. She wasn't herself with everything that had happened in the past few mo...
Katie Pevreall6 months ago
Can You Be Gay and Straight at the Same Time?
The human experience is incredibly complex, and something that we fail to accurately define no matter how hard we try (and we do truly try to define everything.) As a society, it can sometimes feel as...
A History of Transgender People, Volume II
In a time approximately 500-1500 years after the Mesopotamian cultures shared stories about Asu-Shu-Namir rescuing the goddess of love from the underworld, the Ancient Greeks had arisen, formed comple...
Aubrey M6 months ago
5 Misconceptions About Asexuality
Asexuals are one of the more underrepresented groups within the LGBTQ+ community, but like any other identity, it’s easy to fall for the misconceptions regarding it. Let’s take a look at some of the f...
Katie Pevreall6 months ago
Everything You Need to Know About Being Non-Binary
Today (14th July) is international non-binary day and I had the privilege of interviewing musician Emma Johnson (This, May, Them) about her experience being non-binary in a binary world. Here's a litt...
A History of Transgender People, Volume I
Important note: Historiography is a living science. It evolves with the sensibilities of those who practice it and the cultures that consume it. It's the science of how we do history. Originally, the ...