Fall Equinox

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Using the challenging yet intensely musical ghazal form, Scott Wiggerman takes us inside the mind of a man questioning his relationship.

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

Brent Almond argues that an upcoming gay adoption subplot on the popular CBS sitcom is an insulting dismissal of the reality of same-sex adoption in the United States.

Veteran Screen Actor James Garner Dies at 86

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Best known for his hit TV series ‘The Rockford Files,’ also Garner was a supporter of liberal causes and attended Dr. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington in 1963.

Best Mom Ever Writes Incredible Letter To 13-Year-Old Son After He Came Out (Photo)

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Arguably, the most important component in the survival of gay teens is the supportive parent. Here, a mother writes a wonderful letter to her newly ‘out’ young son.

Public School is Not a Very Queer Place

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It is well time for the public school system to integrate LGBT studies into the curriculum.

Michael Sam Moved To Tears During Speech: “Great Things Can Happen”

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Sam is the 21st recipient of the prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award and joins a great legacy of previous winners that includes Muhammad Ali, Pat Tillman, Nelson Mandela and Robin Roberts.

Florida Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Gay Marriage, Attorney General Fires Back

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A Republican judge in the Florida Keys has overturned the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage after a legal challenge was brought by six same-sex couples who claimed the ban made them second-class citizens.

Next Town Over Kid

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Mark Ward paints a chilling picture of parental abuse based on gender performance and implied sexual orientation.

Homophobia Forced Glenn Burke Out Of Major League Baseball. It Took The Game 34 Years To Deal With It

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Burke’s story is a modern day tragedy. Once projected as a five-tool player in the mold of the great Willie Mays, Burke never had an opportunity to excel as an everyday player.

New York is Filled with Boys

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If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.

The Hidden Superpower of Bisexuals

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They lack representation in media and sometimes, their very existence is denied. Invisibility shouldn’t be bisexuals’ only superpower.

Judge Compares Colorado Marriage Equality Clerk to Martin Luther King, Jr., Delivers Another Huge Victory

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It’s yet another good day for marriage equality from one side of the country to the other, with delightful decisions in Colorado and Pennsylvania.

The Year of Dating Invisibly

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My first steps as a young bisexual man.

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.

Children of Same-Sex Parents Healthier and More Adjusted Than Their Peers, Says New Study

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One advantage researchers suggest is gay parents’ likelihood to stray from traditional gender role stereotypes, fostering a “more harmonious family unit and therefore feeding on to better health and well being.”

UN Human Rights Council Keeps up its Bad Form on LGBT Rights

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A seemingly fleeting spat over the language of “family” betrays a disturbing trend towards the erosion of rights.