Hey Femme Guys, Stay Your Manly Selves

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When we talk about “femme guys” it’s usually an insult. Here is why this is so harmful, and why femininity in men is so desirable.

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The Surprising One Thing NOT to Say When Someone Comes Out as Gay

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You think you’re helping, but it actually really hurts.

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On Parenting and Compulsory Heterosexuality

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The assumption of heterosexuality might seem incredibly harmless, because it’s so pervasive and it’s “the norm.”

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When You Come From a Culture That Does Not See Men Holding Hands as Gay, but You, In Fact Are


This is about men holding hands. In India, where I grew up, men showing affection this way was common and not construed as homosexual activity. I look back on how I interpreted this social action differently and how it has shaped me today as a gay man.

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Get the Message Clear, My Pride will Never Stop Marching

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Mardi Gras: The full spectrum of the wonderful LGBTI rainbow on display

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Anderson Cooper Tearfully Profiles Each of the LGBTQ Night Club Slain


“We want you to hear their names”

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What Do I Tell My LGBT Teens After the Orlando Shootings?

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Yes, there are people who hate others that have opposing lifestyles. But there are plenty of people in the world who care and support differences.

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I’m a Gay Man Who Got Sober

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Sean Paul Mahoney share his journey to sobriety as a gay man.

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Struggling to Be a Man

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What can you learn about yourself by coping with and understanding the first time you were told that to “be a man”?

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How the World Would End Without Gender


Maybe the world won’t end. Maybe, it will just be better.

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About Love, Toilets, and My Transgender Daughter

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To the transgender kids, their parents, to the lawmakers, the bigots… My love does not discriminate.

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I Saw Two Boys Show Affection to Each Other and Assumed They Were Gay

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I was probably wrong.

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It’s Not Natural? Nine Gay and Bisexual Animal Species Found in Nature

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Think same-sex partnering and parenting is unique to humans? Not so much. Check out these love stories.

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Homophobia’s Cruel Mothers Day


There is no love greater than that within the heart of a present and abiding parent. When that love is shattered, and the heart breaks, the only thing the rest of us can say is — we will never let this happen again.

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Confessions Of A Guy Struggling to Understand Transgender Issues


I’d rather make the mistake of referring to someone by their birth pronoun than to mistake them for not being human at all.

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How to Find Peace With Your Soulful Androgyny

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Author Andy Hall examines his life compared to stereotypes of the man box and finds peace with his androgyny.

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