Why This Son Loves His Parents and the Family They Made


There is no one definition of family. Daniel Student learned this as his reshaped after the death of his father.

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Boys Can Love Minnie Mouse, Too


They may be known for singing princesses and talking teapots, but there’s more going on than movies…

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What Does “Ex-Gay” Really Mean?


The term “ex-gay” has become a political missile from right wing politics. What are they trying to say?

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I Identify As a Hot Gay Male, and You Need to Respect My Choice


He became a Hot Gay Male and remains a Hot Gay Male, no matter what anyone else says. And everyone has an opinion.

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The Myth of the F***buddy and Love’s Fast-Forward Button


“We’re just f-buddies, John; it’s casual—you know, friends with benefits.”

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Living in Gender Purgatory: The TransMan Dilemma


“I can walk into a men’s bathroom, and no one blinks because I have my clothes on. But once I drop my shorts, there is a lot of explaining to do.”

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WTF Is Puberty?

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TomSka tells you everything you need to know about puberty in 7 minutes.

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Call for Submissions: Back to School – Out in the Halls


Jr. high, high school, college, trade school, any school can be challenging for gay, bi, trans*, and queer folk. We want to hear your stories and advice.

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Transgender And Trapped In The Deep South


Alena doe not want to live as Christopher, but survival dictates.

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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

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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

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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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