What Happens When Children From Same Sex Parent Homes Speak Out

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Anti-gay conservatives often refer to children raised by same sex parents as “social experiments.” They are not experiments; they are human beings, and human beings with voices. Here is what those voices say.

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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Jeremy Brunger takes us to a Middle Eastern market and beyond in this lush poem of male desire.

From The Frontlines . . . of Sports: Richard Peralta’s Rugby Story

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Richard Peralta, on the New Zealand All Blacks vs. USA Eagles match at Soldier Field that was particularly meaningful for him as a gay rugby player and fan of the game

Why We Need to Tell Our Stories

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It took one young man sharing his story to convince the police to care about hate crimes.

Jason Collins, The NBA’s First Openly Gay Player, Announces Retirement and Shares Story In “I’m Out”

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“In the end, the people who genuinely love you will always love you and support you, no matter what. It’s the secret I wish I had known for 33 years.”

Every Child is Equal

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Do you know by looking at a child who they will turn out to be?

10 Things I Want My Former Wife To Understand, Now That I’ve Come Out As A Gay Man

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One confession ultimately broke up our marriage, but there is more you need to hear.

5 Challenges Black Gay Men Face & How You Can Support Them

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Jarune Uwajaren on how to offset the lack of inclusion that gay, black men experience by acknowledging their challenges and understanding how to combat them.

X-Men Gave Gay Teen the Courage to Confront His Teacher

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After a teacher humiliates Nathan in front of the entire class, he finds a speech in an X-Men comic that inspires him to push back in his own way.

More “If Gay Guys Said the Stuff Straight People Say” [video]

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Inspired by Twitter & YouTube comments, Daniel-Ryan Spaulding creates a conversation you’ll never hear.

Dear Morehouse Football

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Timothy Tukes’ open letter to Morehouse College and its football team in response to homophobic slurs calls on them to choose humanity over oppression.

Why People Think My Boyfriends And I Are Gay

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Jordan Gray thinks it’s strange that people assume he and his male friends are dating, simply because of how they act with each other.

Putting Your Past in Perspective

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Our pasts can either empower us, or immobilize us. The choice is yours.

Dating a Newly-Out Gay Man: 7 Pros and 7 Cons

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Heaven on earth or hell waiting to happen? Newly out gay men are always full of surprises.

Growing Up Gay in the Modern American South

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The modern South, and being a gay man there, is everything and nothing you’d expect it to be.