Australia’s “You Can Play” Campaign to Eliminate Homophobia In Football and Sports

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The You Can Play campaign has brought together all the major professional sports in Australia to make their sports welcome to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Banning the Term ‘She-Male’ Isn’t About Policing Language, It’s a Show of Respect

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Should some terms be off-limits? Tim Jones-Yelvington explains why it matters, as exemplified by the Ru-Paul’s Drag Race controversy.

Honey Maid’s “Love” Ad Responds To Hate and Makes Me Cry

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When I see the love and acceptance in ads like this one by Honey Maid, all I can think is, “What if Matthew Shepard had been born today?”

I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You.

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The best thing we can do is to refrain from contributing to the farce that Sochi embodies the best of humanity.

Pope Francis’s Opportunity to Heal

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Pope Francis’ attitude towards homosexual priests is the first step on the path to healing the relations between the Catholic church and the LGBT community. But there’s still more work to do.

I Almost Witnessed a Hate Crime

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“I am a person of color and I am gay, and I live within a LGBTQ community that seems to not be able to reconcile that.”

Why The Pride March is Your March Too

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Tom Gualtieri explains that we march for diversity. Not only for our own civil rights but for yours.

7 High Schools Where Queer Students Are Totally Winning

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For queer high school students everything isn’t always easy or simple. Thankfully a lot of schools are embracing and celebrating LGBT students

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Kile Ozier knows how risky it is to come out as gay, but he believes it’s time to close the (r)evolutionary gap.

To Die For: The Rise in Anti-Gay Violence

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When Mark Carson was gunned down last week in Greenwich Village, Jeff Nishball felt like his home was violated. But he knows he cannot let fear stop him from being himself.

How Not to Be a Jerk to Your Bisexual Friend

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From saying “it’s a phase” to inviting someone you barely know to a threesome, Brigitte Tilley wants to help you be less of an asshole to your bisexual friends.

What Makes A Man?

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Inspired by advocate, educator and porn pioneer, Buck Angel, Julie Gillis ponders what it is that makes a man.

Teacher Legally Fired for Being Gay

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Turns out, harassment in the workplace and being fired for being gay is legal in the state of Kentucky.

Why Straight Educators Must Support the LGBT Cause

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Nicholas Ferroni explains to one of his students why he, as a straight man, supports LGBT rights—and why it doesn’t embarrass him to be asked if he’s gay.

10 Things Straight People Say to Their Gay Friends That Make Me Want to Vomit

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Chloë gently corrects her hetero friends on their top 10 hetero biffles, such as saying, “I love my gays!”

Have Conservatives Lost the Culture War?

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Joanna Schroeder agrees that culture influences politics more than we have understood in the past, and wonders how we can help create the culture and society we desire.