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20 Facts Everyone Should Know About Gay Pride & LGBT History

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June is LGBT Pride Month, when we celebrate the great strides made by the LGBT movement. This year marks 45 years since the Stonewall riots, widely considered the spark of the gay rights movement, and 10 years since Massachusetts legalized…
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Chicago Gay Hockey Assoc. Covers Mariah Carey for Xmas

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What better way to get into the true spirit of the holidays than by watching the amazing Chicago Gay Hockey Association’s rendition of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas? It’s a wonderful reminder to appreciate and accept all your…

After DOMA, Love Lessons from My Gay Friends

I dislike labeling people, especially regarding their sexual orientation. I don’t introduce people by saying: “This is my gay friend, Jay,” the same way I don’t say: “This is my straight friend Mary,” or “This is my sex-toy-loving,…

Latino LGBT Celebs That Rock

In honor of LGTB awareness month, we want to highlight out and proud Latino celebs who have been strong advocates for the LGBT community. Recent polls have shown a major shift in Latinos' favorable view of gay rights and marriage, and with Latino…

LGBT: Equality for All of Our Daughters

Every year, Mother’s Day strikes a special chord with both of us. While it gives us a chance to celebrate our daughters, it also reminds us that our children are still unequal in the eyes of our government. Our daughters, Catherine…

Gender Confusion: When Body & Mind Don't Coincide

Recently, the case of what I’ll call a “sexless” child came to my attention. Mateo’s parents are friends of a friend and they live in Germany. Mateo has two loving parents and an older brother. The parents have been puzzled with their…
LGBT High School Senior Comes Out in Speech to Class

LGBT High School Senior Comes Out in Speech to Class

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When high school senior Jacob Rudolph accepted his class award for Best Actor, he took the opportunity to reveal that he’d been acting “straight” on a daily basis. His courage in coming out so publicly at such a young age is inspirational…

How to Talk to Your Kids About Gay Parents

Recent statistics show that roughly 25 percent of gay and lesbian couples in the U.S. are raising children as a family. So, that means that there’s a good chance that your kids may have one or more classmates with gay parents and they…

The Challenges of Gay Parenting

UPDATED: August 1st, 2016 Although gay parenting is becoming more common in American society, same-sex parents and children still face many challenges when it comes to raising their children. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 33% of…