Jillian Abby

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How to Talk to Your Homophobic Family

How to Talk to Your Homophobic Family? Dear Queer Abby, My daughter and I are curious about the correlation (or lack thereof) between mental illness and sexual orientation or gender questioning. We have already begun to stay away from people in our family who believe these things are a “sin” (and there were many). However, …

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Pride Month & Prejudice: Three Questions I Get Every Year

It’s Pride Month (also known in some circles as “June”) and in malls, streets, and corporate spaces across America we’re about to be inundated with a ridiculous number of rainbows. It. Is. Awesome. To me, it feels like Gay Christmas… the anticipation leading up to the events, the feelings of warmth, welcoming, and family, the …

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