I forced myself to exist in the inexplicable reality of sleep and wake only moms know, so I could memorize her face as it looked when she returned at the end of the fun. She was grinning, shining, happily-rumpled. Her eye makeup smeared from sweat and giggling. From too much dancing. From being free to love and free to express.
This has been a long time coming. The L Word ended in 2009, so it has in fact taken me about 1,000 rewatches to get here, I wish I was exaggerating.
No one has ever thought to control or limit the heterosexual production of babies, but suddenly when LGBT couples attempt to build families using medical methods, their access to these procedures is strictly regulated due to "ethical concerns."
Call me crazy but I really hate walking the red carpet at the Emmy's or even worse, the Academy Awards. I walked it once and swore I'd never do it aga...
Attend any major LGBTQ political rally or hearing where issues affecting the rights of the entire LGBTQ community are debated and decided, for example, and you will find most of its leaders are male. This therefore begs the question, 'Where are the women?'
Today I am going to try really hard to be authentic and allow myself to be with all of my feelings.
Today, after much work on the ground and through the state legislature, California stands as a shining beacon for LGBT equality -- but the religious right has not given up its crusade.
As I was driving home, I thought that I should have made more of an effort to connect for what if she was the Maureen? After much thought I decided I would drop off a card at her store, in it I would tell her about my reading with Sylvia and profess my undying love.
Sex is the pursuit of pleasure. It is not the putting of Tab A into Slot B. That is reproductive intercourse. It certainly can feel nice for a woman. But for more than 98 percent of women -- it is not the road to orgasm.
I love you for this but I can't help but wonder -- what would we have time to talk about if being ourselves was universally accepted?
Feminism is not the hatred towards men. The point of feminism is not to discriminate against men. Feminism is not a movement to discourage men. Feminism is not a movement plotting to pull all men out of power.
"Give yourself over to absolute pleasure. Swim the warm waters of sins of the flesh - erotic nightmares beyond any measure, and sensual daydreams to t...
Mother's Day. Despite the commercial cheesiness; most mothers look forward to 'their' day. If their child is in grade school, mothers will be receiving with love macaroni necklaces and homemade cards shiny with glitter and glue.
With the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia approaching, the United Nations asked people around the world to help create a video that captures the strength and spirit that lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) advocates and allies bring to their work.
To me, then, the parenting label one adopts is thus less a matter of specific definition and more a matter of choice and personal parenting identity -- an identity that may or may not correspond to one's gender identity.
John-Paul Valdez (left) and Stephan Anspichler of March To Equality How did a campaign to create the largest march for equality in history gain so...