Sexual Health Roundup: A Mississippi mandate for sexuality education means that school districts have to choose between and abstinence-only or an abstinence-based approach by the end of the month; a survey by the Human Rights Campaign finds that LGBT teens are less happy than their straight peers; and a new condom company promises that for every condom sold it will donate one condom to women in regions with high HIV rates.
So, Mom, the reason why we may feel this anxiety, this pressure prior to revealing ourselves, is due to the fact that we were born into a social culture that does not approve of the ways in which we are different.
The mainstream Western LGBT movement has become a commercialized monolith in the years since 1960s “gay liberation,” and its impact is in no way limited to the US and Europe.
Assurances that federal workplace anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people will exempt religious bodies from oversight should mollify conservatives, but they don’t.
The absence of penal laws and widespread violence against homosexuals and transgender persons does not make the Philippines totally “gay friendly” or even “pro-trans.”
Is Brüno a punch in the face to American homophobia or does it perpetuate homophobic stereotypes in the name of satirizing them?
In a major breakthrough for LGBT Americans, the tri-committee health care reform bill released yesterday by the House mandates collection of health care data on sexual orientation and gender identity.
There are bisexual people in the world who find that they have fairly equal levels of attraction to people of all genders, but I’d say it’s more common to find that we have differences in how we experience different genders and different relationships.
Michigan Democrats were surprised when State Rep. Pam Byrnes announced she would offer legislation aimed at reversing the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Two Democratic New York state senators vote with Republicans to change leadership, imperiling both reproductive health and same-sex marriage legislation.