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A Letter To Ruth, My Not-Yet Adopted Daughter

A letter to my not-yet adopted daughter in response to the proposed Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act. To Ruth, Today I was frightened by a foreboding threat to our not-yet happy family. I read an…

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My Gay Uncle Taught Me

“Knock, knock, knock.” That was the sound of my hand tapping against my uncle’s apartment door. The knocking could have easily been the booming of my heart against my chest. My breath was shallow; my…

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Ugandan Court Strikes Down Anti-Gay Law (VIDEO)

News has been released that Uganda’s constitutional court struck down an anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences, citing procedural irregularities in the way the legislation was enacted. The law was enacted…

Super Model Andreja Pejic Comes Out As A Transgender

Model Andreja Pejic has become yet another influential person in the industry to break down the barrier for the LGBTQ community. Yesterday, Pecjic made an announcement sharing that she had changed her name from Andrej…

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I Was Against Same-Sex Marriage, Too

I often find myself being the liaison of all things gay for friends and family who can only relate me to the subject. There are questions—and obviously, being gay gives me all the answers, but…

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Where Do Blacks Stand As The Immigration Crisis Grows?

Vice President Joe Biden was quickly met with protests from young Latino and immigration rights demonstrators, yelling “Stop deporting our families” during the 2014 Netroots Nation conference in Detroit. When interrupted from his speech, Biden…