We Celebrate Our Independence Today

And Our Inclusive Military Policy Yet, just six days ago, transgender members of the U.S. Military served in silence and were considered unfit for serving openly.  According to Palm Center, an independent think tank that researches issues of sexuality, there are 12,800 actively serving transgender members of U.S. Military currently serving secretly.  The Department of…
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Segregation All Over Again?

A few weeks ago, I was at the welcoming LGBT Community Center on west 13th Street in New York City.  I wanted to look at the space at the BGSQD (bookstore/event hall) within this well-known community center. As you might expect, all their restrooms are LGBT-friendly.  I eventually had to use the facilities so I…
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Back-to-School Bullying

How You Can Help Your Child From Being Bullied For many school kids, going back to school is a pleasant experience: fresh start, new clothes, new teachers, and getting reacquainted with classmates. But for many GLBT children, back-to-school represents another year of enduring being bullied or harassed by homophobic classmates, and even teachers! What LGBT…
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