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Poetry 3 Comments

You Ask Me: “Who Do You Think You Are?”

The essence of life Of the life we claim to hold dear Lies in our conformity In our ability to shrink ourselves Become less of who we are Morph into

Editor's Desk 4 Comments

The Piece About The Connection Between Strong Economies and LGBT Rights

Greater equality translates to economic vibrancy, and economic vibrancy leads to more equality, according to convincing new studies. In the past, many governments around the world have seen LGBT rights

Our Stories 6 Comments

The Destination Of Me

i. On my forehead is an inscription that screams Q-U-E-E-R – apparently visible to everyone but me. They say I’m pretty, with the brows and the lashes. I roll my

The Happenings 2 Comments

Hugh Jackman almost gave up his dream after his brother called him a sissy

Hugh Jackman’s older brother called him a “sissy” when he heard he wanted to be dancer. The actor is best known for playing Wolverine in the hit X-Men movies, but

Series (Fiction) 3 Comments

BEING BRUNO (Episode 6)

Previously on BEING BRUNO… * PAST If your life is represented on a bar chart, with the years that had gone by lined up on the y-axis, and how happy

The Happenings 1 Comment

Kenya Bans LGBT Love Story ‘Rafiki’ Ahead of Its Premiere At Cannes

Kenyan authorities have banned Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki (Friend), an LGBT love story which will have its world premiere in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard next month. Kahiu announced the decision Friday

Series (Fiction) 11 Comments

SIX

The red pulpy liquid splashed and settled on my groin region. I felt the wet, cool watermelon/coconut smoothie soak my cream-coloured khaki pants and my briefs. A trickle found its

The Happenings 1 Comment

Janelle Monáe comes out as queer

Janelle Monáe has come out as queer. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Monáe called herself “a queer black woman” who wasn’t sure if she was bisexual or pansexual, adding that, “I’m

Our Stories 8 Comments

MY IDENTITY, MY SELF

WRITER’S NOTE: This piece is written in commemoration of today, Lesbian Visibility Day. * “No, I have not been hurt by a guy. I am not confused. It’s not just

Our Stories 8 Comments

When ‘Top or Bottom?’ Sabotages Sex And Makes Romance Irrelevant

My name is Jeremy, and I’m a…Well, I’m not exactly a Top, although if things go there, that’s where you’ll find me. And I’m not a Bottom, but only because