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9 Things Pansexual People Want You To Know
Not acknowledging that pansexuality is an orientation makes it harder for people to live their most authentic lives.
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From A Stronger Workplace To A Stronger Society: Why Diversity And Inclusion Matters
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By Jeffrey Brown, CEO, Ally Financial Every child knows the Golden Rule: “treat others the way you want to be treated.” From
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In Hong Kong, Gay People Prescribed Prayers And No Sex As 'Cure'
By Beh Lih Yi, Reuters
LGBTQ groups in Hong Kong are calling for a legal ban on conversion therapy programs.
Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That'
His words, reportedly uttered in private, have been described as the most progressive remarks ever made by a modern pontiff about homosexuality.
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2 Texas Men Who Used Grindr To Assault, Rob Gay Men Get Jail Terms
Curtis M. Wong
The two were among four men who used the popular dating app in four home invasions in Texas.
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California Lawmakers Consider Bill That Treats Conversion Therapy Like Consumer Fraud
The bill aims to make advertising or selling conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice.
Doctor Dismisses British Man's Claims That Medication Made Him Gay
Curtis M. Wong
Still, he said, "It’s not up to any of us to judge or belittle anyone’s coming out journey."
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Teens Who Hide Their Sexuality Have Higher Suicide Risk, Study Finds
By Carolyn Crist, Reuters
The study is significant as suicides have been increasing across the U.S.
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More U.S. Schools Are Offering Safe Spaces For LGBTQ Youth
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
A study finds that school-based practices for LGBTQ students has surged in the past 8 years.
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Washington State Moves To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy
A bill outlawing the practice is headed to the state's governor for his signature.
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Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers, Federal Court Rules
By Daniel Wiessner, Reuters
The ruling went against a court brief filed by the Trump administration last year.
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Viral Video Claims People Can Stop Being Gay If They Pray Hard Enough
The evangelical Christian charity Anchored North is targeting teens with anti-queer messages.
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Why Your Doctor Should Ask About Your Sexual Orientation
By Sarah DiGiulio, HuffPost
If you're counted, you're visible.
Age And Its Influence On Sexual Orientation And Attraction
Loren A. Olson, M.D.
Sexuality is a matrix of sexualities, and not a continuum between gay and straight.
The Open Space Of Genders, Sexual Orientations, Identities And Freedoms
Etudiante en philosophie à l'Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon....
Bi-Erasure... Even After Death?
Kevin Hogan is a thought leader on stigma and identity repair,...
Experiencing violence and hate caused by intolerance of your sexual orientation is devastating. It's even worse when you don't have the option to fully and accurately communicate the incident to the authorities because there's no distinct category for bisexuals.
The Problem With Defining Sexual Orientation
Author | Educator | Dad
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So, Are You Still A... Lesbian?
Mindy Bartlett Squillace
is a mom of three boys, lesbian, athlete and lover of laughing.
When I married that man, I knew him as a woman. I fell in love with him as a woman.
We Need To Move Beyond LGBT Alphabet Soup And Slurs
Author, speaker, and commentator. Scholar of culture, politics...
The problem that all of this raises is that no single term is likely to be embraced by everyone, and most terms fall prey to the same problems as those we've already seen. They treat us as monolithic, negating our diversity and the multiplicity with which some people may identify.
Racist Police Brutality Is An LGBT Issue
Professor and academic dean, American University Washington Co...
The LGBT community reflects the rainbow. The rainbow flag, in fact, is a fitting symbol of our motley movement.
LGBT Rights in National Constitutions - would they make a difference in the US and globally?
Dr. Jody Heymann
Dean, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Founding Director...
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Those Holding 'Anti-Gay' Sentiments Need To Stop Making Things Worse By Expressing Outrage Over The Florida Massacre
Mediator, Family Law Attorney, Collaborative Law Practitioner,...
Many of those spewing anti-gay rhetoric engage in gaslighting, which “is a form of mental abuse in which a victim is manipulated
Discrimination In America: Who's Next?
My goal is to live in love and not go out of it.
In the past, to be called "discriminating" was high praise. We rarely hear the adjective used that way (or used at all) anymore, but the noun and verb are everywhere.
When Home Is Hate: A Reflection on HB2
Student, Ithaca College
North Carolina is sticky summer nights catching lightening bugs. North Carolina is fading blue mountaintops and salty ocean crests. North Carolina is the best barbeque in the South and tea so sweet it makes your teeth tingle. But, North Carolina is also discrimination.
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