This gay man has cerebral palsy and is fighting for visibility within the LGBTQ community.
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I have a chip on my shoulder the size of Kentucky. Why Kentucky, you ask? Because it’s the state of my birth and the birthplace
“When people feel stuck, they often withdraw. They pull back into their own closed-off space, both emotionally and physically
First, I would like to thank most of you for finally accepting gay men and the rest of the LGBT community. It's hard to believe that just 20 years ago -- even 15 -- many of you told us we were sinners and deserved to die of AIDS.
Neither the gay nor the ally community has been free of having to deal with the "ick factor," and there is just as much trans homophobia as there is gay transphobia, in my experience. Just as racism goes both ways, but is far more significant when directed against the powerless, gay transphobia is far more dangerous than trans homophobia.
"I decided to come here so I would be free. No one is going to threaten me because I’m gay."
The history of gay rights isn't really on the agenda. We don't talk about it in schools, and we don't really reflect all that much on what happened. In the media we talk about politics, but we don't talk about lived experiences, and that is why a gay community is important.
The controversies involving marriage clerks in the South refusing to help gay couples fulfill their legal right to marry has me thinking. And I've come to a sad conclusion. We are all being played for fools.
Since coming out, what has boggled my mind is that there seems to be some sort of hierarchy within the gay community, or at least a never-ending amount of cliques -- you know, those things that existed in high school. And it is here that we find why we are so competitive as a community.
While I have learned to do everything the blind way, I always find myself teaching others how to interact with me -- something I've become better at with time. And, one of the main themes I battle with, especially in the gay community, is the importance of beauty.
The San Francisco metro area came in on top of the new survey, with 6.2 percent of its population identifying as LGBT, followed
This leaves me feeling as if the events of black history, which are supposed to be a part of my heritage, are nothing more than hand-me-downs donated to me out of charity because there are very few, if any, events which are specific to me as an LGBT person of color.