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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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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: Label Makers and Why Everyone Is Gay Now

I am honored to receive heaps of private messages from people sharing their stories or the feelings that my blog has brought up for them. But what tickles my fancy even more is when they ask hard questions. I find that most of them come from non-LGBTQ+ folx, parents usually, looking to understand or connect …

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