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Would Whitney Houston Still Be Alive If She Had Come Out?

Irene Monroe examines the life of the deceased pop star in this piece about how family, career and church kept her in the closet, pushing her to a downward spiral

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There’s a rising global tide of crackdowns on LGBT communities

By Max Bearak and originally published on washingtonpost.com This week, a government journal in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan announced that the country’s interior ministry had compiled a registry

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The Secret Gay History Of Islam

Originally published on gaystarnews.com Islam once considered homosexuality to be one of the most normal things in the world. The Ottoman Empire, the seat of power in the Muslim world,

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In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

Originally published on washingtonpost.com Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows,

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Random Questions XVI

They say women cheat emotionally and men cheat physically. By that saying, any emotional disconnect a gay man experiences with his partner should not be considered cheating. But that’s what

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Let’s Discuss…About Homosexuality and Incest

The following is a concern expressed by a KDian which, I’d have to admit, I was stumped for an opinion when he brought it up with me. I couldn’t believe

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TRUTH AND DARE

“I am gay,” I said to him. “I know,” Ajax responded. Even though his response didn’t surprise me, I asked just the same. “How did you know?” He chuckled, the

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The Language of Homophobia

Recently on Facebook, writer Bura Bari Nwilo updated the post below, chastising the tendency straight guys have for naming and shaming the gay guys who hit on them online. In

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Random Questions XV

Have you ever woken up one day and decided to break off your relationship because the sex was either not good or nonexistent? Or are you the type to power

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Random Questions XIV

A week? A month? Three months? Six months? A year? Two years? Five years? Gay Nigerians are mostly of the opinion that there’s an expiration date on all Nigerian LGBT