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A Conversation with Jason Collins

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Collins stated he thought about coming out during the lockout in 2011 when he had time on his hands and after seeing an "It Gets Better Video" his trainer did.

What I Learned From Being Called 'Fat' on TV

Jesse Brune | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Brune

Consider how much time you commit to shaping your ass versus the time you commit to opening your heart. Let's redefine what the face of sexy looks like.

'Homophobic,' 'Aggressive' and 'Abusive': Dr. Elly Tams Found Guilty

Eden Walker | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Eden Walker

Dr. Elly Tams, a 43-year-old professional woman who studied gender theory, thought it would be a great idea to send out thousands of abusive emails and tweets using homophobic language.

Accepting the Face You See in the Mirror: One Trans Man's Story

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 02.06.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

For many people, what they see when they look in the mirror is a deciding factor on how they feel about themselves. Having said that, imagine if every time you looked in a mirror, what you saw reflected did not represent who you feel you are on the inside?

No More Alphabet Soup

Linda DeMarco | Posted 07.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Linda DeMarco

We have realized that employing the alphabet soup can be disempowering, as it excludes many people whose sense of identity is fluid. We want everyone to feel as if they are part of our community, not as if they do not count because "their letter" is not there.

'LGBT' Transforming into Alphabet Soup?

Chris Tina Bruce | Posted 02.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Tina Bruce

A large percentage of mainstream America currently does not even understand the differences between sex, gender, and sexual orientation, and the expansion of additional acronyms only helps to dilute our unity and message.

On Election Day, Activists Begin Fast for Civil Rights

James M. Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James M. Russell

If their demands are not met by November 2 -- Election Day across the U.S. -- Bounville plans to begin a civil rights fast, a 24 hour, water-only fast with DiBona, his best friend, as his caregiver.