To Pride or Not To Pride?

Saturday marks the first day of Pride month and with it comes a range of emotions. Many are excited about being able to congregate in their hometown, openly, along the street and celebrate what it means to be LGBTQ and the advances we have made. Many still mark this as a time of shame and [...]

Roseland Resort and Campground Review

Since I moved to Cleveland almost three years ago, I had made a decision to change things in my life. To start doing things that I may have been more afraid to, before. To work on my body image positivity and feelings of self-worth. And also, to work on being more present in the LGBTQ [...]

Silence = Death

We have acquiesced ourselves into believing there is relative safety for the LGBTQ community, even with news showing quite the opposite. Is it because we feel it doesn’t directly impact us? Perhaps it may be the mentality that it only seems to happen in certain parts of the country and is being blown out of [...]

To The Streets… We March…

"In the early hours of June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City." a quote from the article Stonewall Riots on History.com. This year marks the 50th anniversary of those very riots and Pride in the CLE will be honoring the event with [...]

LGBTQ and Symbolism

Through LGBTQ history, symbolism has been integral to who we are. We have used symbolism to raise our spirits and causes. We have also used various symbols as a means of identifying who we are to one another. Modes of dress, buttons emblazoned with logos, flags, and even speech have been the symbols that we [...]

Support Modern LGBTQ Artists

I am an 80's kid and I still love the 80's today. How could you not, there were awesome sitcoms, some of the most iconic movies of the last 20 years, came out in the 80's/ The fashion was fun, the language was on its own plateau, and video games were taking over every mall, [...]

Nudism and Body Positivity

Previous posts have touched on body image especially the one where I bared it all. But it is a topic that needs a bit more addressing, to be honest. I am very hard on myself, like many of us are. I see myself in the mirror and reflect back to a time when I was [...]