Call The (Gender) Police!


Brynn Tannehill is tired of people using gender expression as a ground for personal judgment. It’s time for things to change.

United Nations Under Pressure to Protect ‘Traditional Families’ Over Individual Rights


Anti-gay countries are trying to use the UN’s Human Rights Council to exempt themselves from LGBT rights obligations.

Living on a Prayer


Alexander Lowe examines the role that religions and faiths could play as uniting, rather than dividing, forces.

The Difference Between Tolerance And Acceptance


We need to stop interchanging the words “tolerance” and acceptance”, Brynn Tarrenhill says. Tolerance is no longer enough. Here’s how this can change.

Same Sex Sex and Why We Need to Remove Labels

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We are all human. How about we just acknowledge ourselves as sexual beings? Whatever make-up that involves becomes individual choice.

Understanding LGBTQ Abuse in the South


Sometimes, the roots of violence against LGBTQ people go much deeper than the hearts and minds of a few people or communities.

The Conversation About Sexism In Tech That We Should Be Having


Why we need to find talk about this persistent problem in one of the most rapidly growing fields.

LGBTQ Youth Over-Represented Across Juvenile Justice System, Experts Say


Because youth of color are also overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, many of the LGBTQ youth in the system are also youth of color, which can often make them invisible to juvenile justice workers

How Same-Sex Couples are Redefining the Big Day

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As more same-sex couples choose to marry, they are changing what weddings look like and mean.

Dear Men, You Have Been Lied To


How recognizing you are people first and gender second can save your relationship.

Help Sustain The Chicago Bureau


The Chicago Bureau has quickly become a go-to source for quality writing that investigates the pressing issues facing today’s youth. They need our help.

Get To Know These Gay Men Who Are Making The World A Better Place


These guys can be found fighting for your rights, taking your photo, or entertaining you on reality TV, but one thing is for sure: they are definitely five gay men you should know.

Another Week, Another Marriage Ban Struck Down. This Time, It’s Wisconsin.


State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen promised to appeal the ruling. Of course, he argued, it’s only for the benefit of the couples who want to get married.

Sun-Times Retracts Offensive Laverne Cox Takedown, Apologizes For ‘Oversight’

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The Chicago Sun-Times has officially retracted and apologized for printing an incredibly defamatory article about ‘Orange Is the New Black’ actress and trans activist Laverne Cox.

The Battle for Marriage Equality is Explored in new Documentary

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A new HBO documentary looks at the legal side of the fight for marriage equality in the US.

If Gay Guys Said the Crap Straight People Say… (Video)

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“So, with your and your girlfriend… how do you decide who does what?”