The Opposite Side of Coming Out

In honor of October being National LGBTQ History month, I feel it is important to talk about coming out. October 11th is National Coming Out Day, so this should be a time of reflection to those who wish they could come out and cannot find the means to do so. It should be a time [...]

Breaking the Closet

National Coming Out Day is next Thursday. Whether you are for or against coming out, it is a huge deal that takes a lot of bravery to do. Here are just a few fun facts from UselessDaily.com Founded in 1988, in the feminist and gay liberation spirit of the personal being political, the emphasis is [...]

Personal Healing.

How do the following statements make you feel? You are pleased with a colleague tell you they had no idea you were gay. Your father praises you for having straight friends as well as gay friends, and you feel great he said that. You think, for a moment, that its okay for a store to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Silent Dead

Dana Martin, Jazzaline Ware, Ashanti Carmon, Claire Legato, Muhlaysia Booker, Michelle Washington, Paris Cameron, Chynal Lindsey, Chanel Scurlock, Zoe Spears, Brooklyn Lindsey, Denali Berries Stuckey, Kiki Fantroy, Jordan Cofer, Pebbles LaDime "Dime" Doe, and Tracy Single. Sixteen trans gender people have been killed this year and we are only in August. That is two people [...]