The Darkest (and Best) Dad-and-Daughter Ad I’ve Ever Seen

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What happens when a dad realizes how their town is treating his goth daughter?

A Dad’s Open Letter to the Homophobic Parents Caught on Video Throwing Their Gay Son Away

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When Rob Watson viewed the shocking on-line video, he saw red. He confronts Daniel Pierce’s family on what it means to be a parent in this open letter.

Depression. A Part of the Human Condition

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When looking at the rich complexities of his own and other people’s life with depression, a man can still end up on the side of hope.

Turning Hate to Love, One Paintbrush at a Time [Video]

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Pride Month may be over, but the fight for acceptance isn’t.

The ‘F’-Word: Once Heard, Cannot Be Unheard

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I feel I speak on behalf of every single person that has dealt with these issues that it shouldn’t GET better, it should BE better from day one.

“Gender awareness is unrelated to sexual attraction.”

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A Profile in Family Courage: Ryland Whittington’s Story

Call for Submissions: LGBT Pride and LGBT Book Month

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We’re looking for gay, bi-sexual, and transgender youth to tell their stories; to embrace this month by celebrating their sexual identity and gender identification, sharing how gender diversity is a gift, and reinforcing that sexual orientation and gender identity are inherent.

“A Kiss, after all, is Just a Kiss, Right?”

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Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 1)

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Halfway through boot camp Greg White learned that everyone there “came in with some feeling of being different.”

Five Reasons Why I’ve Quit Being Cool

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Kozo Hattori finds comfort in being a nerd.

Race Factor 101: Raising Kids in a World of Donald Sterlings

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Aleasa Word reminds us every issue a teachable moment, especially when it comes to teaching kids about selective outrage.

The Power of Acceptance

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Darlene Lancer explains how acceptance is the first step on the road to solving relationship problems.

Why Being Loved Is Not The Same As Being Understood

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Yes, you may be in love with someone, but do you know them? Do you understand them? A writer asks the question.

Equality Should Shine Through Generations

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When Amelia’s 7-year-old son told her he was gay, she didn’t bat an eye. She credits the lessons learned from another generation.

I’m Shane. I Could Die Tonight. Come Laugh at My Nightmare.

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“Shane Burcaw … is razor smart, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny. I would help change his underpants anytime.” ~Rainn Wilson

6 Ways to Teach Your Child Tolerance

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An honest look at why we need to have real conversations with our children about tolerance.