From India, With Pride

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We may want our wedding cakes…in India, they just want to be legal. The not-so “miniscule minority” has some things to say.

The 3 Biggest Things I Learned From My First Sex Party

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Jordan Gray says that it took being in a room with over a hundred naked people to teach him these three valuable lessons.

Comics For Anyone Struggling To Explain What It Means To Be Queer

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We may be growing in visibility, but it doesn’t mean we don’t sometimes feel alone.

A Lesson in Confronting Homophobia in the Classroom

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When performing teaching artist Karen Anzoategui was faced with a student who admitted to being homophobic, their response was not what anyone expected.

Not Long Ago I Couldn’t Get Married, And I’m Straight

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Marriage didn’t include me until SCOTUS changed everything (48 years ago)

Marriage Equality Is But One Paving Stone on Path toward Social Justice

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Yes, the Supreme Court’s decision was historic, but we — as a nation — have much farther to go on the path to social justice.

6 Messages to People Who Still Don’t Support Marriage Equality

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BuzzFeed News asked marriage equality supporters at the Supreme Court if they had anything to say to the people who have opposed same-sex couples’ marriage rights in the past.

Time To ‘Man Up’

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I’m not talking about some testosterone-fueled call to action that promotes suppression of emotion or pain. I’m talking about truly “manning up” and creating the type of change we need.

5 Ways to Educate Yourself on the LGBTQ Community

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. Here are ways you can enhance your appreciation for the human rights journey unfolding around us.

To Evangelicals: “Can We Forgive You?”

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Warren Blumenfeld explains why it’s not “religious prejudice” to challenge degrading and marginalizing characterizations of people.

This is What It Feels Like Like to Be Transgender

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In this TedTalk, Lee Mokobe gives a soul-baring description of what it feels like to be transgender in a highly gendered culture.

Why Equality Matters. Yes, To You, Too.

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The fight for LGBTQ equality is about more than wedding cakes, and it affects all of us, no matter how we identify.

Want to Better Support LGBTQIA+ and Male Survivors of Partner Violence? Here’s Why We Need More Gender Analysis

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Think a gender-less approach to IPV work is best? Think again. That actually hurts survivors. Here’s how.

From Bullied in Newark to the Cover of French Vogue

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Andre J. wants to tell you one thing: love yourself. That’s how Andre went from being bullied in the projects to appearing on the cover of French Vogue.

My Experience of “Awkward Gender Moments” Should Matter to People Other Than Me

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The seemingly benign moments do in fact matter.

Sex, Gender, And Manhood: Lessons From Bruce Jenner’s Coming Out

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What we can learn from Bruce Jenner’s coming out and where we’re headed as a society regarding our transgender friends and family.