Post Tagged with: "LGBT"

Why Storytelling Matters
Identity / Life

Why Storytelling Matters

Every LGBT person has a hundred coming out stories. This is one of mine.

Enjoying champagne with our group on the Great wall of China
Travel

The Economics of Group Touring

My boyfriend taught me an expression that he says is very popular in his native country of Bulgaria. It is “I am not rich enough to buy cheap things” which is a little like our “you get what you pay for.” Essentially, often when we skimp on things, we end […]

Uncle Bryan serves up the best fake martini in these parts
Extended family / Family

The Life of a Gay Uncle

Gay uncles often pull out all the stops to care for their nieces and nephews.

IMAGE: US HHS
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: HHS & AAMC Release Reports on Improvements in LGBT Health Care

It was a big week for queer health, and two reports have come out this week that demonstrate the prioritization of “our” issues in the mainstream health care establishment.

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.

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community
Health & Wellness / Life

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community

There is an assumption among many people that queer relationships are somehow immune to domestic abuse. The silence caused by assumptions can be deadly.

The 123s of Flying a 767
Travel

The 123s of Flying a 767

Zoom Vacations Owner Bryan Herb sheds some light on the mystery of flight

Rio, one of the world's commonly misunderstood cities.
Culture / Travel

Discerning Fact from Fiction in “Dangerous” Destinations

Bbefore you write off a destination because your hair-dresser’s brother’s friend went there and had his phone stolen, do your research.

10 Lessons That Frozen Taught Us about Travel
Culture / Travel

10 Lessons That Frozen Taught Us about Travel

It seems that the hit movie Frozen can be used to teach us about everything: the importance of family, being true to yourself, letting go, and so much more. Not surprisingly, it can also teach us how to travel. Below are the ten things we can learn from Frozen. 1. Let […]

Denee Mallon, at the center of an appeals case for Medicare to consider coverage of transgender care - Craig Fritz, AP
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: Medicare Exclusions for Transgender Care Lifted       

Since the 1980s, Medicare has excluded transgender care from its plan, denying coverage to people with disabilities and elderly people needing this essential and life-affirming care regardless of medical necessity. This week, an appeals panel of the Department of Health and Human Services lifted the denial, opening the doors for […]