LGBTQ

Lesbians And Queer Women Do Not Exist For Your Entertainment

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This article first appeared on Role Reboot and has been republished with permission. 


I was a band geek in high school. In exchange for the Saturdays we spent at various competitions all over the state, we would get an occasional “down” day to watch a movie or just hang out in the band room. These were lazy days filled with giggles and gossip, and on one day in particular, kisses with my friend Jessica.

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Linking BMI To Sexual Orientation Ignores A Bigger Health Threat — Homophobia

These different messages lead one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

The study leads one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation.

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I’m Genderfluid And Here’s What I’d Like You To Know

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Engaging with a genderfluid person on a deeper level than appearance will mean so much more to them and help them feel accepted and seen.

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Dear High School Friends, You’re Not Invited To My Lesbian Wedding 

Zara in high school.

If I were to tell my younger self that I have only one friend from my high school years spent in Westport, Connecticut attending my wedding that’s

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Why Gay Men Can Be Trash, Too​

Gay men ignore the voices of women as often as their straight counterparts because our culture condones victim blaming and shaming.

Gay men ignore the voices of women as often as their straight counterparts because our culture condones victim blaming and shaming.

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My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day.

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How Fan-Fiction Played A Central Role In My Bisexual Awakening

To this day, there are very few shows that actually use the word bisexual, even though they drop so many hints that a character is attrated to more than one gender.

If I want a story about bisexual characters living happy lives, I either have to write it myself, or read a fanfiction. It's the Burger King of media: you can have it your way.

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Mommabare: How Do I Talk To My Kids About Sex?

illustration by Julia Green

Your kids need your openness and vulnerability as they navigate the confusing maze that is puberty. So don't be afraid to talk to your kids about sex!

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Representation For LGBTQ Families Still Has A Long Way To Go

Representation for LGBTQ families matters!

The reality is the shift is happening slowly; for queer kids, and kids of queer parents, it might be too slow. Representation for LGBTQ families matters!

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QEDU Educates California Schools & Communities To Support LGBTQ Youth

Dominic Le Fort, Founder of California-based QEDU, aims to be the adult he needed when he was growing up.

Dominic’s own childhood experiences inspired him to start up QEDU, a California non-profit that educates and builds awareness of the LGBTQ community.

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