I cared about Ali Forney very much, and his murder devastated me. I cannot envision a greater triumph, a greater sense of closure, than to be able to provide our youths a beautiful home 50 yards from the site of Ali's last lonely space on this earth.
Because Silence = Death was not a fad, and your political representation, your tweets, your "relationship status," your commercials, your honeymoons in Vegas, your Disney Days, your dating and hookup sites, your TV channels, your pop stars, your newscasters, your suburban homes and your publishing world are proof that you're loud and alive.
Most bisexual people rarely meet other openly bisexual people in the course of their everyday lives, either in the workplace or through friendship networks. This can lead to a sense of isolation, and a feeling that you are the only bisexual person around. To really understand that we aren't alone as bisexuals, we need to explore and engage with the experience of other bisexual people.
My favorite question is when someone asks me what I was "born as." The answer is simple: A badass. An alien. A badass alien. I think it's safe to say that I will share any details about my past -- whether it's about my gender or not -- if and when I feel comfortable doing so.
I didn't boycott either the British or American Queer As Folk series because the word "queer" was in the title. I can't imagine not clicking on this HuffPost page just because I'm not fully in line with the word "queer".
Despite the overwhelmingly negative statistics, there are ways that both mental health professionals and the LGBT community can be more inclusive to the bisexual community. The Bisexual Invisibility report lists several recommendations to improve bisexual inclusion.
I have traveled that path of fear for so many years. It was so tiring and so hopeless. The energy I spent on hiding and denying drained me and held me back from ever even contemplating the practice of love.
Coldplay, along with Beyoncé and Bruno Mars, gave one of the best performances the halftime show has ever seen with the simple yet powerful message, "Believe in Love." This fueled a reaction that is quite common to members of the LGBT community. To put it gently, the homophobes went to work all across the virtual world.
Because he's backed by the GOP establishment -- and apparently, because his backers view him, rightly or wrongly, as the only candidate who can court the extremes and still woo the middle -- many in the media proclaim him to be a moderate. But still, how is that possible?
When Madam President takes the oval office, women around the globe will rejoice in liberation spirit. The chains of their oppression broken as the glass ceiling shatters for all to witness.
The point in discussing root cause is not for an academic volley, but to begin the work to treat the issue at the root.
I love Kim Davis. I love my friends and family. I love my community. And, I love those who would choose to tear me down. If you don't approve of my message or the tactics by which I choose to share my story, I still love you.
I know what's it's like to feel you have a secret that nobody can know about. I know what it's like to feel ashamed about being gay. I know what it's like to wonder if your silence about being gay is causing more harm than your ministry is causing good.
Evolutionary psychology and human mating can help explain why relationships between straight women and gay men tend to flourish.
For me, being different from the rest of the world is one of the most special things about being queer.
There is no perfect term for all of us (we are too wonderfully diverse for that) but "gay" is about as far from inclusive as you can get and I'm glad Huffington Post Queer Voices made the change like so many other organizations have done.
If there's a fight coming, over the lives of Romania's transgender sons and daughters, Patrick is the one person in the world I'd entrust to lead the charge, with the carnation and the bullhorn both.
I truly think everyone should only come out on their own accord and when they are ready. I've always said I believe that it's an actor's choice whether or not to divulge.
Family Day battle is senseless, empty and void of culture. Perhaps they will never change their minds but in front of these words we should all swallow a sugar-coated sedative and try to speak and reason with them.