family

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Spending Time with Family as a Member of the LGBTQ Community

by JESSICA MAHMOUD Originally published on Queersmatter. I think oftentimes the LGBTQ community can seem like a different world. We have so much terminology and identities that many people are not educated on. This can make it hard when spending time with people who are not educated, such as family. I live on a college campus, … Continue reading

The Very Special Gay Episode

by CHARLIE PURCELL Sitcoms are supposed to make you laugh. They offer twenty-some minutes of familiar characters, quick banter, and wacky situations. At their best, these shows are commercial-filled vacations from life’s troubles. Unfortunately, some sitcoms feel the urge to bust out an extra special episode. You know, an episode that tries to lecture us about … Continue reading

How to Support Your Child Who Is Questioning Their Sexual Orientation

by ELLEN FRIEDRICHS Originally published on Everyday Feminism and re-published here with their permission. When I was in college, I told my family I was dating a girl for the first time. We were out for dinner with my two younger brothers, and after yet another anecdote about a pal from school, one of them said, … Continue reading

Modern Family’s Reid Ewing Outs Himself

Reid Ewing, who most people know from playing Haley’s boyfriend on Modern Family, outed himself on Saturday via Twitter. The actor recently penned an essay for the Huffington Post on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). In the essay, he discusses how he underwent several cosmetic procedures as a result of his body dsymorphic disorder, but wishes he hadn’t. … Continue reading

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