How to Upgrade Your Sexual Operating System for Maximum Fulfillment

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Here’s how your intimate relationship can be the source of lifelong fulfillment and satisfaction.

I’m Still Your Dad: Fears of Coming Out Trans To My Step-Son

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His stepson knows he’s a a sex educator and LGBTQ activist, but how does he explain that he is also transgender

Why This Son Loves His Parents and the Family They Made

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There is no one definition of family. Daniel Student learned this as his reshaped after the death of his father.

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.