Tag Archives: lesbian

My Tribe

“When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks but celebrate them with glad cries of “Me too!” be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe.” ― A.J. Downey This quote really resonates with me. I … Continue reading

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On This National Coming Out Day – My Story

This is National Coming Out Day which was initiated on the anniversary of the October 11, 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Right. I was there at that March 30 years ago and it remains one of the … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

I have long recognized that for some people the line between gender identity and sexual orientation is blurred. While I recognize that for many people this differentiation between gender and sexuality is not blurred at all, it is important to … Continue reading

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Gay YouTubers REACT to Christian Woman’s Rant

An interesting reaction video – Gay YouTubers react to an emotional rant by a Christian woman who is upset that marriage equality is now a legal right in the USA.

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It Gets Better: Seventh-day Adventists

I grew up in this denomination and although I left the church some 30 years ago, I still remember how difficult it was reconciling your faith with your sexuality. So, for anyone still involved with the church and realizing you … Continue reading

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Taking Pride in the ‘Alphabet Soup’ | QNotes

I’d like to thank the folks a QNotes for putting this together for more non-binary gender terms see this post from my main menu. First it was homophile. Then homosexual. After that it was gay. Then it was gay and … Continue reading

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Ask a Homo: What Does the Q in LGBTQ Mean? — What Does The Acronym LGBTQIA Stand For?

Slate has this series of videos called,”Ask A Homo,” that are actually quite good. Readers of this site notice that I either use LGBTQ  or LGBTQIA as acronyms. This video explains what the Q is. For the record here is … Continue reading

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Gay YouTubers REACT to Christian Woman’s Rant

This is great! Lesbian and Gay YouTube stars react to distraught Christian woman’s rant following the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision.

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Lesbianism is Not a Phase… – #IDAHOT2015

Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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State of the Union LGBT Inclusion: Obama includes transgender and bisexual in the 2015 address for the first time ever.

I was impressed at the inclusion of LGBT Americans and marriage equality in the President’s State of The Union Address. Slate writers Mark Joseph Stern and J. Bryan Lowder were specifically impressed with the inclusion of Bisexual and Transgender Americans. Here’s there look … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Ban ‘Reparative Therapy’ | Brynn Tannehill

This is an absolutely wonderful piece on the issue of reparative therapy and family acceptance from Brynn Tannehill, Director of Advocacy, SPART*A, writing for the Huffington Post…   In the wake of Leelah Alcorn’s death, there have been renewed calls … Continue reading

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Lesbian’s funeral cancelled over pictures of her wife · PinkNews

This is despicable and demonstrates the homophobia ingrained in some members of the clergy. Here’s the story from Naith Payton writing for Pink News UK… The funeral of a lesbian woman was cancelled minutes before it was due to start … Continue reading

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Study: 80% of of gay Mormons have tried to ‘cure’ themselves · PinkNews

A survey of gay and lesbian Mormons has found an extraordinarily high number had tried to “cure” themselves. Here’s the story from Joseph Patrick McCormick writing for Pink News UK… A shockingly high number of gay and lesbian Mormons have … Continue reading

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Should Telling Your LGBT Child ‘It’s Just a Phase’ Be a Crime? | TakePart

A look at the danger of telling LGBTQ youth, “it’s just a phase,” and other forms of emotional abuse. Here’s the story from Hayley Fox at Take Part… Outcomes can be deadly when transgender kids are rejected by parents, but … Continue reading

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Good News · Judith has been Released From Detention. She is Free !!!!! · Change.org

The young Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker threatened with deportation in the UK got some good news. From the petition sponsors… Judith has been released from the UK detention centre and her case will be heard again in the Upper Tribunal. … Continue reading

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Hmm: Gay Christians choosing celibacy emerge from the shadows – The Washington Post

This article in today’s Washington Post raises an interesting question, can Christians be celibate and gay or lesbian and is it a healthy alternative? First of all I have a confession ; I have been celibate myself for many years. … Continue reading

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Hundreds march in India capital’s gay pride parade after shock ruling – Regional | The Star Online

Hundreds of brave LGBTIAQ Indians march in New Delhi. Here’s the story from AFP and The Star… NEW DELHI  (AFP) – Hundreds of gays and lesbians marched through the streets of the Indian capital on Sunday, the first parade in … Continue reading

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Watch: This Muslim father made a heart-wrenching sacrifice for his gay daughter · PinkNews.co.uk

It is always inspiring when a parent chooses to support you irrespective of his religious beliefs. Here’s just such a story from Nick Duffy writing for Pink News UK… A clip has been released of an inspirational Muslim father who made … Continue reading

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New discovery: Evolution can explain why you are gay | Gay Star News

This is fascinating if you are a queer science nerd like me. Here’s TRIS REID-SMITH writing for Gay Star News… New research shows homosexuality helps humans bond Scientists have found a possible reason why homosexuality exists and does not die … Continue reading

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Olympic President Wants To Add Sexual Orientation To Non-Discrimination Policy | ThinkProgress

Do you remember the brouhaha last Winter over the anti-gay law and the Russian Winter Olympic Games? Of course you do, there were quite a few posts here as I recall. Well it seems like the Olympic President wants to … Continue reading

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