lgbtq

Explore and support LGBTQ issues, rights, events, and movements.

Zak James6 days ago
Confessions of a Teenage Scene Queen—Part 2: On the DL
I’m sure that there are a lot of people out there that agree with me that we all want what we can’t we can’t have; a sweaty kebab after a night out, the last piece of chocolate cake, for Shangela to h...
Michaela Brenham13 days ago
I Don't Even Know Her Name
I walk into my favourite alternative clothing store and there she is. Standing behind the cash register is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. She's not beautiful in the typical princess way, b...
Edward Anderson23 days ago
To the Frott
“Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.” Pam Grier, ah what a great quote from one of the best actresses of the last 50 years. Straight men engaging in ...
Juniper Mables2 months ago
The Tale of Two Kitties
Sara sat in front the seat in front of me in my 8th period class. Sara’s hair was cut in a short pixie cut. She wore black studded earrings and several woven chokers. Most of the time she wore long sl...
Sydney Amatucci2 months ago
Falling Down the Rabbit Hole (Pt. 1)
Her back against the wall and my backside against her. Her kisses on my neck, like fire ants on my skin. Her fingers lost in me. I knew people were walking by and staring. I knew they were gasping. An...
ali marie3 months ago
Why I Love the Word Queer
I think the heteronormative consensus is that us gaybies are just given birth to one day and in our first few moments of consciousness it’s then that we realize how truly queer we are. And I wish, I t...
Megan Paul3 months ago
Labelling Your Sexuality
These days there are so many labels for sexual and romantic identity that it's hard to keep track of them all. And that's before we start combining them together in different ways. It can be hard for ...
Xylia Edin3 months ago
London's Dream Mate
London was a little nervous to get a visit from his future mate. He had no idea what the man even looked like. He had already shifted into a dinosaur by the time London and the others had entered the ...
Paulina Pachel3 months ago
Being Bisexual: The Black Sheep of the LGBTQ Community
Being bisexual in a world that deems anything different from the norm to be deviant, is an act of valiance in today’s society. The LGBTQ movement has come a long way since its inception in the late 80...
Mariah DeCourcey4 months ago
Lesbian Sex Q&A
A muggy Florida night on a candle-lit porch accompanied by my straight-married-roommates and a heavily rolled spliff is what sparked (no pun intended) this conversation... Every single person on this ...
Edward Anderson4 months ago
Is a Mouth a Mouth?
"Suck my dick!" It's a request that is all over Grindr. What is supposed to be a gay... err... "dating" app has been overtaken by men who identify as straight. It led me to question: Why are men who c...
Tasha Hale5 months ago
A Change in Sexuality
I want to start this out by stating that I have never been good at writing about myself and my experiences; last year around the same time, I wrote about my catfish story which I didn’t even proofread...
Makena Roach5 months ago
I Was Once Lost
When I was growing up I always felt different then everyone else I went to school with. I never knew what it was. But as I grew older I was wondering why I was staring a little bit too long at the gir...
Nastija Solovjova5 months ago
Taste of Blue 2
Jean was standing around the corner from the coffee shop, just out of sight. The cold from the brick wall she was leaning against had begun to creep through her brown woolen coat. She had been standin...
Edward Anderson5 months ago
Boys to the Yard, Men to My Bed
“My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard...” Kelis croon-brags on her iconic song, “Milkshake.” While she certainly isn’t using the lyrics to advocate for pedophilia, they certainly can be examin...
Nastija Solovjova5 months ago
The Taste of Blue
Jean never thought she would be doing something like this. She had never even kissed a girl before. And now here she was, being pulled along by her hand, to this girl's apartment. And she had only kno...
Georgi Kate5 months ago
Embracing the Rainbow—A Year of Discovering My Bisexuality
This is a recount of my own journey. It is simply to share my personal experiences over the past year. My story will not line up with that of everyone. Remember, you know your own sexuality best and y...
Beer'yani Bae6 months ago
The 4 AM Visitor
It was one of the foggiest nights in my hometown of Lahore, Pakistan. Everything was white, and it is not even an exaggeration — zero fucking visibility. Grindr seems to provide a little solace at odd...