Nice Going, SCOTUS: Emboldened Religious Organizations Now Asking For Permission To Discriminate Against LGBTQ Employees and Students

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The United States, where church and state are supposedly separate, is codifying discrimination on the part of Christian-owned and run entities, and thus far, we haven’t seen any high-profile denials of requests for religious exemptions.

My Son Wears Dresses And That’s Ok With Me

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“Maybe it’s a stage. And maybe it’s not. But either way, I don’t want him to ever feel like he wasn’t able to express himself because his parents didn’t support him.”

Not a Robot: Confessions of a Man Who Cries

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Allan Mott is a big crybaby. And he wouldn’t have it any other way.

I Fell In Love With A Junkie

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“He held my face to his and told me: ‘I have a history of heroin use, but I’m clean, and I’ve been tested. Are you sure you want to do this?’”

Leave Me Alone, I’m Not Lonely

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People seem to automatically assume that being alone is the same thing as being lonely. For Allan Mott, this simply isn’t true.

Why I’m Very Nice To My Ex-Husband’s New Wife

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Tara Ellison says that having a child in the divorce equation makes the obligation to keep things amicable stronger.

What I Learned From Working Graveyard Shift in a Sex Shop

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Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.

How To Not Be A Jerk To A Mixed Race Family

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Taryn Charles gives the five steps in avoiding racism when addressing mixed families.

The Mindless Co-Opting Of A Loaded Word: Am I Your Ni**a?

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A White male got called the N-word. By a White teenager. Is the dreaded word now a…brand?

How To Be Supportive If Your Guy Is Experiencing Sexual Issues

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Sex Therapist Vanessa Martin gives useful and loving advice for dealing with premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and other issues.

Top 5 Pieces of Advice For Having A Sex Life That Doesn’t Suck

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Ever wondered what a sex therapist REALLY thinks is the best advice? Vanessa Martin shares her inside scoop on initiation, rejection, and innovation.

Are You Good At Being Deferent?

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xoJane’s Mandy Stadtmiller has got me thinking about who we show respect to and why.

Yet Another Teenage Boy Is Struggling With the Normalization of His Rape

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Rape has never been about seduction. It has always been and will always be about power.

I Married A Military Man

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Cary Carr understands that she made a big sacrifice when she married Ryan. He understands that, too.

“Both enjoyed first date or never again = Split the check.”

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We’re Here, We’re Trans, And We’re In Your Pop Culture

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Will 2014 be the the trans tipping point in pop culture?