The Impact of Missing Out on Junior High Drama


You’ve heard the saying, “You can’t miss what you never had?” That wasn’t true for Jose, who realized what he had missed as a closeted teen.

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Letters From Africa: Why an Anti-Gay Stance is Threatening to All of Us

Letters from Africa

African countries’ anti-gay stance hurts more than just African LGBT people.

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4 Things You Have to Find Out the Hard Way When You Transition

the gender sensei

Transman Mac McGregor knows the challenge of being accepted for who he is. But he also knows it’s worth it.

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What I Learned When My Boyfriend Shifted to a Transgender Woman

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“I believed sexuality was fluid and love knows no gender. I was wrong.”

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What Made Him Become the Drunkest Guy in the Room


Years of bullying made Matt Cain look for a way to be accepted. It took many more years for him to realize what happened.

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From India, With Pride


We may want our wedding cakes…in India, they just want to be legal. The not-so “miniscule minority” has some things to say.

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Bowie and Gender Transgression – What a Drag


David Bowie has long confounded us with enigmatic acts of gender transgression, with gestures and personas drawn from Hollywood stars, literature and avant-garde art. That flame still burns brightly.

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Be a Man. Get Some Muscle.


“Men are gay because they like men. You should think about putting on a little muscle next time.”

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Why This Woman Is Happily Married to a Somewhat Gay Man

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My father is gay. And so is my husband—kind of.

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Boy Scouts Executive Committee Says Yes to Gay Leaders


No more 18-and-you’re-out. The Boy Scouts are moving towards allowing gay leaders. Finally.

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Coming to Terms: Sex, Shame and Disability


We all have those moments that we’d much rather forget. But what can we learn from them?

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Comics For Anyone Struggling To Explain What It Means To Be Queer


We may be growing in visibility, but it doesn’t mean we don’t sometimes feel alone.

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I’m Living Proof You Can Be Catholic AND Support Gay Marriage

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Before you nail me to a cross, hear me out.

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Speaking OUT: Visualizing Queer Youth


Realistic depictions of queer youth are missing from the media. Photographer Rachelle Lee Smith is working to change that.

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A Lesson in Confronting Homophobia in the Classroom


When performing teaching artist Karen Anzoategui was faced with a student who admitted to being homophobic, their response was not what anyone expected.

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Words of Hope for a Young Boy Who Is Gay

Words of Hope by Humans of New York

“I’m homosexual and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.”

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