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A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids
Family / Parenting

A Different Take on Coming Out to Your Kids

How does a lesbian mom tell her kids that she has a boyfriend?

On National Coming Out Day: A Look Back at My First Time
Identity / Life

On National Coming Out Day: A Look Back at My First Time

I was petrified of the future laid out before me. All I knew was that my life would hemorrhage with secrecy and fiction, that what I wanted didn’t exist, and that a full, happy life wasn’t possible. That was what I knew. That was all I knew.

I Hate National Coming Out Day
Identity / Life

I Hate National Coming Out Day

I hate National Coming Out Day. I have hated it since I first learned about it. Once, in college, I spent the entire day hiding in bed. I hate National Coming Out Day because I hate coming out. If you know me, you probably think there’s a punchline coming. I’m […]

When Your Kid Comes Out: 5 Tips for Parents
Family

When Your Kid Comes Out: 5 Tips for Parents

Coming out is hard but Stacy shares some advice for parents that will make it a little bit easier and pave the way for stronger family relationships.

Never too Old or Young to Live Your Truth: Coming Out Through the Decades
Health & Wellness / Life

Never too Old or Young to Live Your Truth: Coming Out Through the Decades

Coming out lowers cortisol (stress hormone) levels and decreases the risk of substance abuse and mental health issues.

Passing As Straight
Identity / Life

Passing As Straight

When wearing my “I Love My Portuguese Husband” shirt, I’ve wondered if I pass as straight. Now I have the answer.

Courtesy of Equality California
Culture / Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘I Am Harvey Milk’ at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall

The seemingly universal queer experiential themes of brokenness, loss, and self-loathing are explored in Lippa’s breathtaking oratorio.

Binyavanga Wainaina, from Kenya, is one of Africa's leading literary figures.  He outed himself in response to wave of homophobic laws across continent last week and intends to continue life and travel in the continent.
Life / News & Politics / Travel

Why Binyavanga Wainaina matters

She came into my life slowly, from left field, and then exploded into my heart, making me believe things about love that you only read in fairy tales. But I should go back a bit. I was finishing grad school at the time and she had a year left. We […]

Queer-View Mirror: My Coming-Out Movie
Culture / Life / Media

Queer-View Mirror: My Coming-Out Movie

There was only one film with queer content nominated for an Oscar last week—Dallas Buyers Club—but in honor of the upcoming Academy Awards, I’d like to talk about movies. Specifically, gay movies. Much more specifically, Coming-Out Movies. For those of you younger than 25, a Coming-Out Movie is the film […]

Maria Bello Comes Out
Celebrities / Culture

Maria Bello Comes Out

In a piece in the New York Times titled “Coming Out as a Modern Family“, Maria Bello comes out as “whatever” and all my feelings for her since I first saw her in ER make sense. I will freely admit that I watched Coyote Ugly (and maybe watched again and […]