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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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Ask Queer Abby: Why Am I a Lesbian Now?

It’s time for another Ask Queer Abby, where you submit your questions about any and all things LGBTQIA+ and I offer my perspective with the goal of building bridges and not burning them to a flaming crisp. The following question has been condensed from the person’s original message and shared with their permission. Mayday! Life …

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Ask Queer Abby: Is LGBTQ Allyship Good for Business?

It’s time for another Ask Queer Abby, where you submit your questions about any and all things LGBTQIA+ and I offer my perspective with the goal of building bridges and not burning them to a flaming crisp. The following question has been condensed from the person’s original message and shared with their permission. Is LGBTQ+ …

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