Body Positivity and the Ebb and Flow of Self-Worth


Each of us is on a journey, and the detours can teach us just as much as the set path.

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I Know Which Bathroom to Use


Trust me, I know I’m a man.

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Boy, Girl or …? Dilemmas When Sex Development Goes Awry


Sexual development isn’t always black and white.

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When A Straight Teen Asked His Gay Friend To Prom

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Prom night is about warming hearts and strengthening relationships when you get down to the brass tacks. These folks accomplished the goal.

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Transgender Kids Share What it Means to Be Accepted and Loved

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Should any child have to ask their parents for love? Isn’t that part of the deal?

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A Call for Civil Disobedience in North Carolina to Knock Sense into its Transphobic State Government


Knee jerk impulses and prejudices ran amuck in North Carolina this week as one of the worst transphobic “bathroom” bills was passed. If you live in North Carolina, or any geography that gets a similar law, here is a suggested act of civil disobedience.

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Confessions of a Conversion Therapy Survivor


I’ve spent so much of my life trying to be like everyone else, I sometimes wonder who I really am or who I would have been if it were not for decades of rehearsing to be a different character.

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Gay Men are Hitting on Me Now — and I’m Terrified

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It has seemed easier, then, to let the gay dreamboats of OkCupid go unanswered than venture into the depths of that pain and insecurity.

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Sowing Wild Oats: Why Restless Young Men Need to Wander and Wonder


While I happen to be a gardener, sowing wild oats was something I have never done.

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Same Sex Couples are Showing up Everywhere, and It’s About Time


Ads featuring LGBT couples are usually isolated to online spots. This one however, is going full force.

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Gay Twins Come Out to Each Other, Then to Mom

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What happens when not one, but two brothers, come out to their mom?

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Refuting a Dangerous Statement About Transgender Youth


Brynn Tannehill examines a new statement about transgender kids and who’s behind it.

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Capes and Tiaras: What You’re Really Teaching Your Children with Gendered Toys & Stories

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The princess/superhero culture does more harm to your kids than you think.

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About that Email that Said ‘Gay Men Are Full of Disease’

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Internet trolls and religious zealots are alive and well, full of prejudice, ignorance, and discrimination, proving there is more work to do.

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Why Transgender Representation in the Media has a Long Way to go

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The fact is, that when it comes to films like Dallas Buyers Club, The Danish Girl, and About Ray it is always the “pre-transition” part of the story that is prioritized.

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Gaycation: The Global Gay Experience


Ellen Page documents how gay people live around the world with “Gaycation.”

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