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 […]

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 […]

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 […]