My heart, my soul, my truest self had been put on lock down. I'd learned from the world, in a million different ways that who I was was not ok. This is how shame operates.
More and more people are choosing not to be identified as Christian. Does anyone really wonder why? The persecution is coming from the very people who are claiming to be the victims. They have attacked Christianity at its very core.
We urge the next Congress to introduce a comprehensive bill that addresses discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations like the comprehensive laws we have passed in many states.
Many of us have been bending our characters' genders and sexual orientations for years, but it's terrific to see the game officially embrace this.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people experience both disparities and resiliencies in health, according to data released July 15th by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If we don't address these intersecting identities and the fact that sexism, racism, classism and the like are within our rainbow bubble, we are hurting the very members of our community that we proclaim we are fighting to protect.
Did the World Health Organization (WHO) really declare that all gay men should take Pre-exposure Prophylaxis? With my social media feeds showing multiple articles with similar titles in such a short timeframe, I knew this was an issue that called for a response from GMHC.
I must admit, I shouted at the TV when I heard the word "bi" uttered in the second episode this season, spoken by protagonist Piper Chapman's (Taylor Schilling) ex-fiancé, Larry (Jason Biggs). Said shout was more surprise than a cheer of happiness, however.
This year I had an unusual lack of desire to celebrate Pride in any way, which is a complete turnaround from the person I used to be. There was a time when I felt Pride was a mandatory birthday that must be honored. So why was I so apathetic this past weekend?
So you are probably wondering, why is a vagina giving a keynote speech at a queer conference? What does this vagina know about being queer and Asian more than a gold star queer person who can speak to these issues?
While the work of the LGBTQ movement is far from done, Pride Month is a great opportunity for the LGBTQ community to reflect on just how far we've come in a relatively short period of time.
Discussions about bisexuality can give faith communities opportunities to celebrate promote unity and shared community values by helping to underscore that everyone has a sexual orientation and that all human beings are moral agents who can discern for themselves how their faith and sexuality intersect.
After leaving this latest LGBT Sports Summit -- and ruminating on the movement's progress -- I cannot help but consider the next level. We need to take what we've learned and go big or go home. Here are my top three takeaways.