My Experience of “Awkward Gender Moments” Should Matter to People Other Than Me


The seemingly benign moments do in fact matter.

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Mom, Dad, I’m Not a Lesbian


Gay-friendly does not always mean trans-friendly, which made his second coming-out hard for Jude.

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Coming Out When You’re a Conservative


The LGBT community is seen at odds with conservative thinking, yet there are many gay men who come from conservative backgrounds.

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The Gay-Straight Prom Date 2015


The $10,000 from Ellen isn’t the story. What the straight half of this pair said is.

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Call for Submissions: Fathers, Do-Overs, and What Matters to Me


Three special topics. We want to hear from you.

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Gay, Straight, We All Need Dinner and Some Sleep


When you get right down to it, we’re not that different. So why is that so hard to grasp?

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One Man’s Hope for Marriage Equality


Will they or won’t they? It’s going to be the most watched Supreme Court event in years.

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Transgender: 7 Things We Know For Sure


When Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, a national conversation was started.

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Yes, Homosexuality Absolutely is A Choice

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We all face the same choice, to be authentic and true to your heart and mind, or pretend to be someone you are not.

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Straight Teen Asks His Gay Best Friend To Prom


It’s not the usual gay-straight alliance, but it might be the most amazing.

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I Met the Reason for My 6,000 Mile Walk


A few days into a 6,000 mile social justice walk, Alan Bounville crossed paths with the people he was walking for.

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I Am What I Am When I Am It


James Blakely explores what it means when the typical labels about sexuality don’t fit.

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My Week With A Male Lover, Or: Why I Stopped Worrying About Sexual Orientation


Saul wasn’t sure what to expect from that week, but it answered questions he didn’t even know he’d had.

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Coming Out When You’re Married

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Getting honest and facing reality is a heart wrenching and difficult decision.

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8 Things I Hate about Being an LGBTQ Ally


Sharing that I’m an ally isn’t being brave. Bravery is getting out of bed every day, never knowing whether you’ll face violence just because someone thinks you’re an “abomination.”

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How a High School Wrestler Came Out to His Homophobic Coach


Wrestling is serious business at Don Bosco. So is coming out to your coach, especially when he’s also your dad.

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