LGBTQ people are nothing in nor resilient, we found our ways to celebrate as boldly as we always have. However, it leaves the question of how will Pride be celebrated in 2021?
Self-help books are a dime a dozen and most of them have one thing in common, they all tell you how to keep positive no matter the event. It has become an equation that says self-improvement will lead to happiness. It becomes an obsession to be happier, healthier, richer, smarter, sexier, and better than the [...]
Being pre-diabetic and having high blood pressure has definitely brought changes to the forefront of my mind.
Having a support system is definitely helpful. Whether that is family, someone your dating, a best friend, or even a counselor, they can foster the strength and courage you need to stay on track.
Growing up queer is a lesson in being an outsider. Rarely are there role models for queer youth to look up to. The lack of exposure to queer people and folklore, in our youth, effects our queer growth. Straight kids have their fairy tales that dance through their imaginations. Queer kids have to project themselves [...]
No LGBTQ person should have to fear being denied access to needed healthcare because of who they are. Just as it is important that we have access to see our spouses in the hospital. Healthcare is important for our quality of life, as much as it is for our survival. The Hippocratic Oath says that doctors are supposed to treat the sick to the best of their abilities. LGBTQ people deserve the same access to healthcare as our heterosexual counterparts. No one should have to feel shame or fear when they need to see a doctor. Because of this fear, many of the contributing factors to our well-being have not been fully documented. This can cause misleading statistics about how environmental and psychosocial stressors affect our well-being. We need more information on how LGBTQ health disparities affect our overall health and well-being. We need healthcare providers that will treat us as people and not our sexual orientation or gender identity.
Did you know that Cleveland has a multitude of LGBTQ-owned/operated businesses and resources?
“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” - Steve Maraboli, American writer and decorated veteran.
We all have friends that come to us with their problems. Either they are telling you about how they will never find love or that the person they are dating can be frustrating.
We all focus on trying to impress someone on our dates. You want to appear polished and proper, you don't want them to know you may have bad habits just under the surface. So you struggle to impress