Seinfeld, Political Correctness, and Purity Tests

Seinfeld

The online Social Justice movement has admirable goals, but it needs to stop applying purity tests to celebrities.

Could You Be Gay And Not Know It?

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Sexual identity is a personal experience, regardless of behavior, or how others define us.

I’m Not Gay, But I’d Be Proud If You Thought I Was

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Helping out at the Gay Games taught Ty Phillips that we all have heavy lifting to do when it comes to gay rights.

Brain Sex: Gender, Sexuality and Cultural Roles

Brain Sex

Neuroscience teaches us what it means to be human.

What Causes Homosexuality? Who Cares?

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People have been claiming causes for hundreds of years. But does it really matter here, and now?

Charles Blow: “Up From Pain,” Sex Abuse, and Bisexuality

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In his memoir, New York Times’ Op-Ed Columnist Charles M. Blow revealed not only his own startling truths, but some truths we all need to examine.

How My Friend Came Out To Me

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LeRon Barton reflects on homeboys, hip-hop, and homosexuality in the hood.

A Gay Dad Comes Out, “There’s Nothing Left in My Closet”

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Over a year ago Robb, a dad and pastor, came out as gay. Here are his thoughts now after time has gone by and he has nothing left in his closet.

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.

Punchline

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Christopher Stephen Soden explores the uncertainty of queer youth–and perhaps youth in general–in this vivid poem.

A Straight Man Asks His Friends, If You Could Choose, Would You Be Straight or Gay?

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Chris Thompson was moved to outrage by the hate parents showed when their son came out. And he was moved to tears when he asked his friends, “If you could choose … “

Teaching Not Just Sex, But Good Sex

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Sex education doesn’t teach us how to have good sex and relationships, rather how to roll the condom onto a banana and how to avoid contracting a sexually transmitted infection.

The First Shower

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L. Lamar Wilson raises a powerful memory of sameness and difference– a father-son moment that is both tender and sorrowful.

How I Found Myself in Love With Two Gay Men

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Ten years into a happy marriage, Pamela Morris’ husband told her he was gay. Years later her son came out. She worked through her own emotions in order to love and support them both.

Because He Reads the Bible

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Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.

Understanding the Misunderstood

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Stephen Michell explains why festivals like World Pride are important to himself and others in the gay community.