Maya Zuckerman: The Gendered Journey

The world is actually getting better. Fifteen years into the 21st century, life on the whole has improved for a great deal of humanity. Access to basic needs like food, shelter, water, education and work has improved.

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Nikki Araguz Loyd: #TransWivesMatter: Presidential Recognition and Honor for the Transgender Widow of a Fallen Firefighter

Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive … [Continue reading]

Warren J. Blumenfeld: Pope Francis's Hollow Rhetoric On Place of LGBTQ People in the Church

Hope reigned supreme that real change was possible with the installation of Pope Francis as head of the Catholic Church. During his brief tenure thus ... Read more: Pope Francis, Catholic Church, Economic Inequities, Capitalism, Climate … [Continue reading]

How To Handle Bigots Without Saying A Word

Sometimes, the best way to handle bigots is to do it without saying a single word. Dean Paton joined a group protesting at a gay p... Read more: Gay Pride, Gay Protest, Dean Paton, Shut Down Bigots, Protest Signs, Gay Voices … [Continue reading]

Cecilia Tan: Why I Write Bisexual Romance

When I write, all my characters are bisexual until proven otherwise. My invisible friends earn their keep, not only by being part of how I make my living in fiction writing, but by keeping me sane, by giving me an outlet for all my urges and … [Continue reading]

Kevin Hogan: The Purple Bough: A Bisexual's View of an Interfaith Conference

I listened to one after another speak sincerely about helping those most vulnerable. And instead of feeling more out of place, I came to understand why Kimberly had invited exactly this mix of people to this discussion. Read more: … [Continue reading]

Jasmina Tesanovic: Belgrade Gay Pride 2015

The successful gay parade this year in Belgrade resulted in a rather dirty aftermath among the participants.  Read more: Belgrade, Gay Pride Parade, Women in Black, Gay Voices News … [Continue reading]

Stephanie Mott: The Life and Death of Coming Out Trans

Sometimes I am asked if it frightens me to be open as a transgender woman. Yes, of course it does. But I will not hide. I am not ashamed of who I am. Read more: Coming Out, Trans, Transgender, Lgbt, Truth, Authenticity, Authentic, … [Continue reading]

Wayne Dhesi: National Coming Out Day — The Journey Continues

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is not about pressuring people to come out. What NCOD can do is highlight the difficulties that people still face when thinking about coming out. And if that can, in turn, make everyone think a little about how they can … [Continue reading]

Laurin Mayeno: 10 Ways to Make It Easier for Your Child to Come Out

If your child is thinking about coming out, you probably don't know about it. You might suspect that your child is LGBT, or you may not have the slightest idea. There are ways that parents and caregivers can make the days before and after coming out … [Continue reading]