Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Boys Need Conversations About Emotional Intimacy in School

Boys Need Conversations About Emotional Intimacy in School

Boys need conversations in school about emotional intimacy. Last month, Tom Porton, an award-winning, veteran Bronx high school teacher, handed in his resignation after colliding with the school’s principal. Porton had distributed HIV/AIDS education fliers listing nonsexual ways of “Making Love Without Doin’ It” (including advice to “read a book together”). What does it say […]

Massachusetts Transgender Citizens Win With New Bill

Massachusetts Transgender Citizens Win With New Bill

  On Wednesday the Democrats in the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a bill protecting the rights of Massachusetts transgender men and women. This bill comes in the face of a heated national debate, that is putting the safety and lives of transgender men and women in danger. The state is lead by Republican Governor Charlie […]

What is LGBTQ?

What is LGBTQ?

LGBTQ is an acronym for a community of people which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer.  The cipher came about in the 1990s when activists felt that the previously used moniker “gay community” did not accurately reflect the diversity of the individuals to which it referred.  So what is LGBTQ? Lesbian Refers to […]

The Transgender Vote Must Be An Earned Vote

The Transgender Vote Must Be An Earned Vote

For most of my life, Democratic politicians would just wink at the LGBTQ community, and the community would just get in line and vote blindly for the blue jackass. The result was Hillary Clinton implying on the floor of the Senate, that homosexuals weren’t capable of properly socializing children, and therefore not entitled to the […]

What is Sexual Fluidity?

What is Sexual Fluidity?

Sexual preferences are not set in stone and can change over time, often depending on the immediate situation the individual is in. This has been described as sexual fluidity. For example, if someone identifies as heterosexual but then finds themselves in an environment with only people of the same gender, they might feel increased sexual […]

The Science Behind Sexual Orientation

The Science Behind Sexual Orientation

People who are attracted to others of the same sex develop their sexual orientation before they are born. This is not a choice. And scientific evidence shows their parents cannot be blamed. Research proving that there is biological evidence for sexual orientation has been available since the 1980s. The links have been emphasised by new […]

Sexual Identity is Something Your Organs Know a lot About

Sexual Identity is Something Your Organs Know a lot About

A new study published in Nature suggests that the stem cells that allow our organs to grow “know” their own sexual identity, and this influences how they function. These findings could explain why the prevalence of some diseases, such as certain cancers, differs between the sexes. Beyond the obvious reproduction-related anatomical differences between males and […]