lgbtq

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

Christina is human9 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 Etemadi9 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 Earl9 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 M9 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 Archibald9 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 Hunter9 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 C9 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...
Hilary Miminguaquay10 months ago
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...
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R A10 months ago
Being Out
Pride. There's an entire month dedicated to it; 30 days to be loud and proud of our identities. In recent years I have seen a growing correlation between pride and being out; as if the only way one ca...
Cierra Wolfe10 months ago
Broken Prayer
Mark 10:6-9 "6 'But at the beginning of creation God ‘made them male and female.’ 7 ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, 8 and the two will become one fle...
Catherine 10 months ago
June 1st, 2018
Dear Catherine, Today is June 1st, 2018. I am 19 years one month and 21 days old. This is a special day because it is the first day of Pride Month. Now you might be wondering what Pride Month is. I wi...
Catherine 10 months ago
June 29, 2018
Dear Catherine, Today is June 29, 2018. It's been a little bit since I wrote one of these letters. I honestly kind of forgot about them. But I wanted to get back into writing these because they help m...
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Ari Bloop10 months ago
The Struggle of Being a Single Lesbian
Alright, let's be real. No one has it easy. Life is a rollercoaster. One second everything is fine... and the next you want to scream. Being a lesbian... in the world today, though. Is... you could sa...
Jessica Hatton10 months ago
Pick One
It seems in recent months, more and more people of this generation are coming out of the closet with gusto and confidence in terms of their sexuality, gender, etc. And that's fantastic! Knowing that m...
Chic Ken10 months ago
A Life with No Regrets
August 27, 2018. Senior year. A year where I will be a new me. A better me. Some Narration Hi, you can call me Neun (pronounced Noon). I am currently a senior in high school. And. I'm gay. The summer ...
Will Jackson10 months ago
Discovering My Gender Fluid Identity
When a person is trying to discover themself, they are trying to find something solid. A single word to describe themselves. When it comes to being gender fluid, it’s like trying to find a puzzle piec...
Lemon Lane10 months ago
Why I Won't Be Telling My Parents I'm Bisexual Until I Date a Girl
I had happily settled into university life and, as it was only first year, was out partying 2 or 3 times a week. My flatmate had met a girl on her course, we’ll call her K, and had been on a night out...