Pride can a wonderful space for LGBTQIA+ affirmation and celebration – but have you noticed who often gets left out? Here’s how to have fun Pride events without encouraging transphobia, ableism, racism, and more.
“You do not get to tell me who I am.” This therapist had good intentions – but they responded to this author’s gender identity with some damaging mistakes. Everyone should read this heartfelt feedback on giving more effective care.
Two genders don’t cover all the ways of existing. So if gender doesn’t mean what we’re taught it means, what does that say about gender-based sexualities? This author shares their discoveries on gender and sexuality.
Do gender reveal parties make sense anymore? They don’t have negative intentions, but here’s how these pink and blue extravaganzas can hurt people like this author – with ideas for what to do instead.
“Bisexual men are really just gay.” When a man who isn’t straight is dating a woman, myths like this one stigmatize both of them. Make sure you’re not adding to the stigma by falling for any of these misconceptions.
Do you believe any of the stereotypes about people who are bisexual and polyamorous? They’re far too common – and if you’re in a polyamorous community, here’s how you can help do something about it.
This author’s identity is more fluid than they once thought. These lessons they’ve learned through the process of discovering that might just change your perspective on gender and sexuality, too.
“It’s just a phase.” You’ve probably come across negative bisexual stereotypes – but do you know how they affect the mental health of bisexual people? This article shows how you can help, and why it’s so important to do so.
“It was not uncommon to hear ‘There is no worse fate than to be fat and gay.’” Cristen Conger is examining some of the top theories on body image on gay men. Do any of them relate to your experience?
“From that day forward, I viewed my physical attraction to men as dangerous.” Physical intimacy between men is still marked as dirty and repulsive. Here’s the impact, including drug abuse and poor health – and how we can do better.