LGBTQ

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

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

The study leads one to wonder if the intended advice is for one's BMI or sexual orientation. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   02.26.19   |   SHARE
Bodies
Photo courtesy of the author.

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

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. Read...
Leah Peterson    |   10.23.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Zara in high school.

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

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 Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
Voices
The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?”

Should You Talk To Your Kids About "National Coming Out Day?"

The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?” That’s when my comment when from casual to teaching opportunity. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.11.18   |   SHARE
Families
Gay men ignore the voices of women as often as their straight counterparts because our culture condones victim blaming and shaming.

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. Read...
Jon Dupin    |   08.16.18   |   SHARE
Culture
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.)

My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day. Read...
Maggie Down of Role Reboot    |   04.20.18   |   SHARE
Voices
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.

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

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 Read...
Ellen Ricks    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Photo credit: Love Simon Movie Poster

I Came Out Online 10 Years Ago. Love, Simon Matters To Teens.

When I was in seventh grade, I logged onto my MySpace blog and wrote a short blog post about being gay and afraid to come out to my family and Read...
Alaina Leary    |   04.3.18   |   SHARE
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