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.

Banning Conversion and Reparative Therapies for Youth: One Step Forward

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The history of “cures” for homosexuality reveals how discredited conversion therapies for gay and transgender children can irreparably harm young minds.

Like Normal People Do

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What is that exactly? Who are those people? And what does that even mean?

When To Love Your Neighbor In America

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Jeremy McKeen has the last word on loving your neighbor and the discussion we have surrounding pizza, sexuality, and marriage. — This will hopefully be the last thing you’ll ever need to read about any controversy surrounding same-sex marriage or LGBTQ orientation and the freedom of businesses, fraternities, colleges, organizations, and people with money to discriminate against […]

What to Do When Your Friend Comes Out to You

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3 simple ways to be supportive when your friend tells you he or she is gay.