National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ Awareness Month

Some of us know that October 11th is titled as National Coming Out Day and the month of October has kind of moved into it being a month long celebration of that act. The day was founded as a means of celebration of the power behind the act of coming out, to live you life [...]

Clinging To The Shadows

A Gallup Poll in 2017 showed that 4.5% of Americans verbally identified as being LGBTQ. It's a staggering statistic to imagine. Four out of every 100 hundred people are LGBTQ. I was at an event at work recent and we had about 170 people in attendance. There were 10 LGBTQ that I was personally aware of, [...]

Intimacy And Sex

This article is dedicated to someone who has helped me understand myself and what I want out of life. That has given me the ability to understand closeness and a bond in ways I had not seen before. You have slowly started to bring out the best in me and for that I cannot thank [...]

You’re not our kind…

It seems almost daily we are surrounded by some form of prejudice, from almost every direction. As a gay man, I have pretty much come to expect that heterosexual culture will have some issue with LGBTQ people. The government shows it daily and we see the general public thinking it’s okay to be more boisterous [...]

Flaming River Con

You may be wondering where you can go to rock out your Queer Geek side, well Flaming River Con is your answer and it will be held Saturday September 22nd, 2018. This is the second ever Midwest LGBTQIA+ event for all things Queer and Geek. You need to come out and support this group. Some [...]

LGBTQIA+ Must Unite and Fight

Each and every one of us, drag queen/king, gender non-conforming, gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans gender, and any others of us has a voice and we matter. We have our own power and point of view, our abilities and self-worth. Each of us has a rightful place at the table for our very rights. This administration [...]

Animosity Over Drag

John Carroll President Michael D. Johnson asks students to "respect his decision" about the recent cancellation of the annual drag show. Today, Johnson delivered a statement about why he banned any future drag shows on campus, but it really reads much like his previous statement with no real clear reason for the ban. His statement [...]