LGBTQ+ Issues

Current events and issues affecting the LGBTQ community, from legislation to stereotypes to religious influence.

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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Compulsory Heterosexuality & How It’s Hurting Our Children

I have become acutely aware of one truth in parenting: despite my best efforts and most loving intentions, something I do or say to my children will hurt them. They can have the most perfect upbringing and will still benefit from unpacking things that happened to them during their youth. It’s just part of being …

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