LGBQTIA

Queer Parents Aren’t Allowed To Have Mixed Feelings About Parenthood

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For queer parents like me, meanwhile — although I know that my whiteness and my class affords me a degree of protection from scrutiny and interference — the threat of being deemed an illegitimate parent also serves to silence any discussion of mixed feelings.

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Coming Out And Having A Hysterectomy Opened Me Up To Raising A Family

As the dust settled after these battles I could finally see that I don’t have to be a mother to be a parent, and that I can be a parent without being like my mother.

Now that I’ve had my hysterectomy, I’m not fighting my body every day. Now that I’ve come out, I’m not fighting my heart.

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How Drag Queens Like Lady Bunny Inspire A Straight Biracial Woman Like Me

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Drag queens, like Lady Bunny, teach outsiders to embrace ourselves and to embrace others. That means doing more than demonstrating tolerance.

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New Program Helps Trans And Non-Binary Folks Get Hired

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Claiming My Bisexuality

Finally owning my bisexuality improved my marriage. (Image: Thinkstock)

If bisexuals do not begin claiming their genuine identity, then society will never begin to fully understand and accept that bisexuals exist. I don’t particularly express and proclaim my bisexuality in unwarranted ways for special treatment. I claim my bisexuality for personal, significant reasons because it increases my confidence; decreases anxiety; improves my marriage, and increases bisexual legitimacy.

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Ravish It: OUTsider Festival Could Be A New Home For Queer Artists

The first of its kind in the U.S., OUTsider aims to educate and entertain while establishing a new creative home for queer artists.

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