Gender and sexual identity in America has been long active and suppressed, since and before the beginning.
Growing up gay in the Christian faith leaves some teens feeling isolated and fearful. Advice from someone who’s been there.
From supporting her just-out-of-the-closet son, to a group hug with a roomful of self-doubting teens, one mother’s quest to ease the pain of being different.
How do you react when your kids ask the unexpected? Aleasa Word tackles the question of masturbation.
Jackson Bliss grew up in a world of fixed and simplistic gender roles. Only recently has he understood how complex masculinity truly is.
After years of being asked “Are you gay?”, Billy Flood thinks he has finally come up with the perfect response.
A fragile boy with learning disabilities transitions from home school to college.
Hank Green explains the differences between sex, gender, romance, orientation and more.
American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.
The first in a two-part series, in which travel writer Sophie Needelman brings her identities as a West Coast American college student to the State of Israel, and begins to unpack.
Being a gay man has everything to do with being a masculine man.
Young self-identified masters and dominants often have to fight for their identities BDSM spaces. Olivia Davis looks at why that’s wrong. In some ways, BDSM is a subculture of title and tradition. The rigid backbone of many kink organizations is Leather—regimented, highly organized Leather. Dating back to WWII vets desperately seeking military structure in their…
Obviously, I am obsessed with sex and the politics of sex. I spend large chunks of my day staring at arguments about sex, kink, and gender. Equally immoderate chunks of my night are spent writing about those things. Sometimes, I even have sex. I think it’s serious business. But I have a dark, secret heart…
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HeatherN explains how masculinity and heterosexuality have traditionally been assumed to be one and the same in our society, and points to how this is changing.