‘Tis the Season for Gender Stereotypes

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Making a list and checking it twice? Is it “naughty or nice” or “girl toys and boy toys”? Laci Green breaks down a big problem with the holiday season.

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A Kinder, Gentler Homophobia

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Homophobia hidden behind “helpful words” and guidance “to be kind” is still hurtful and dangerous, no matter who’s saying it.

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Blue, Too: Our Stories Are Ours To Tell

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Writers from new anthology Blue, Too: Writing By (for or about) Working-Class Queers share why they chose to participate in such a personal project.

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Transgender Man’s Visit to a Barbershop Marks a New Chapter in His Life

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For many young men, a trip to the barbershop is almost a rite of passage. It was no different for Charlie Poulson.

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The First Time I Rolled Into a Gay Bar, and What I Realized

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Disability activist and writer Andrew Morrison-Gurza shares his first experience going into a gay bar.

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30 Things I’ve Learned About Gay Relationships While Being Single

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Contributor David Artavia shares solid personal insight about the nature of gay relationships, dating, and sex.

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No, My 10-Year-Old Son Isn’t Looking for a Girlfriend. He Likes Boys.

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People assume a 10-year-old boy in a Zumba class is after one thing. So why are they so shocked when he’s not?

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Blue, Too: Why Does This Book Matter?

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In the creation of something that represents so many people who get overlooked, what really stands out?

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Butterfly, Brick: A Garden Fairy Tale

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When it comes to quarreling, men and women can be entirely different landscape elements.

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Merry Christmas, Peter. Love, Wonder Woman

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When he was 4 years old, Peter Domani wanted a super hero doll. Not just any super hero. Wonder Woman.

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What’s All the Flap About? Women Try On Men’s Underwear

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After watching BuzzFeed’s video of women trying on men’s underwear for the first time, Sarafina Bianco has a pressing question.

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Blue, Too: Writing By (for or about) Working-Class Queers

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Editor Wendell Ricketts has compiled a book of more than 20 stories that will shatter your ideas of who and what queer people are.

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Keeping Secrets and Telling Lies

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If you’re living a lie your health may depend on coming out and coming clean.

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Bullied To Death: 12-Year-Old Male Cheerleader Commits Suicide

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A middle schooler takes his life after being bullied and taunted at school, leaving a community to ask itself: “Why?”.

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How to Tell if a Toy is for Boys or Girls: The Definitive Guide

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Confused about picking the right toy? This handy guide makes sense of all those confusing catalogs.

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I Just Wish My Father Could Have Loved Me

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Zee is from Turkey, and shares how his relationship with his father was forever changed when he refused to “act like a boy”.

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