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How Perfectionism Tears Us Down

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Just about all of us feel pressure to be more than we are. And ambition is great, but that impulse can turn into destructive guilt when you fail to measure up. That failure's self-fulfilling, whether it's little gay boys wishing they were straight, or big gay men comparing each other at the gym.

The Ever-Relevant Mind and Activism of James Baldwin

Claire Topalian | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices
Claire Topalian

What is it that makes Baldwin so important, and ever-relevant to who we are as a nation especially? We have come far, but we would be wise to remind ourselves that we have not crossed the finish line.

Sad News For Nation's Oldest Gay Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Giovanni's Room, which is believed to be the nation's oldest surviving bookstore catering to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communi...