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“I know what I am now. I’m pansexual.” Image: Pixabay.

My 10-Year-Old Daughter Came Out At Pride. I'm Proud, But Also Afraid.

Moments after this big reveal, as I sat with the knowledge that I was the mother of a queer daughter, we heard about the man in Los Angeles being Read...
Anonymous    |   06.22.16   |   SHARE
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He makes it nearly impossible to not acknowledge American hypocrisy. Image: The Good Men Project.

Contradictions In The United States Of Amnesia: Why A Black Man Can Love Donald Drumpf

The danger of submitting to the false patriotic tranquility of the United States of Amnesia is Donald Drumpf. He reminds us that the United States of Read...
Wisdom Amouzou of The Good Men Project    |   06.22.16   |   SHARE
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As a queer Latina, this news hit me on multiple fronts. Image: Ana Larazzy/Pexels.

On Embracing LGBTQ Labels In The Face Of Anti-Queer Violence

I’m not straight, but I often feel like a queer outsider. And I know I’m not the only one. Just a few days prior to the shooting, a fellow queer mama Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   06.20.16   |   SHARE
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[T]his painful moment requires solidarity and a more nuanced response. Image: kyasarin/Pixabay.

In Mourning And Solidarity, Local LGBTQ Leaders Warn Against Islamophobia

[H]ermelinda Cortes, organizer with the queer liberation organization Southerners on New Ground, told AlterNet that racist, xenophobic rhetoric Read...
Sarah Lazare of AlterNet    |   06.15.16   |   SHARE
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When subtle homophobia meets the three of us out in public, it looks back and forth from face to face and eventually just asks, “So, whose kid?” Image: Thinkstock.

It's The Casual Homophobia That Hurts My Family Most

Despite our relative insulation from homophobia, my wife and I are not unaware of the situation. There are plenty of people in this country who don’t Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   04.20.16   |   SHARE
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Short answer: It's complicated.

Ask A Feminist: Can I Be A Feminist If I Don't Like Gay People?

Sexual orientation is not a lifestyle and gay people are not a monolith. Much as women are all individuals with different wants, needs, and Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   10.5.15   |   SHARE
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Sneaky Homophobes Are Undermining Gay Rights Progress

Any politician who supports a measure that discriminates against the LGBTQIA community should be expected to directly state that as their motive. Read...
Matthew Rozsa of The Good Men Project    |   03.8.15   |   SHARE
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Confession: I Went On A First Date With A Bigoted Homophobe

I go to the bathroom, stare at myself in the mirror, and lament the fact that I'm an hour closer to death and I've spent it with a grade-A shithead. Read...
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