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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 2)

[Click here for LESSON 1] LESSON 2 From the chapter, ‘Love Is Not Wrong’, OF says: “I don’t have any close friends I am not out to. It is not

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BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER

My aunt (my mother’s sister) got married and settled down in the town where I was growing up. Because my brothers and I grew up having a closer relationship with

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“Family As Man and Woman Is The Only One.” Pope Francis says same-sex couples can’t be considered family

The leader of the Catholic Church shared his views on families and abortion at the Vatican this weekend. Pope Francis has said that same-sex couples cannot make real “families”. Speaking

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BEING BRUNO (Episode 8)

PAST Each generation has something to be thankful for. For your grandfather, it was the coming of the white men with formal education. For your father, it was Michael Jackson

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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

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BEING BRUNO (Episode 5)

Previously on BEING BRUNO: Bruno is still dealing with discovering that he is HIV Positive, and has only told his aunt, Nnedi. But then his mother knows – Nnedi betrayed

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OPEN CLOSETS WIDE SHUT

This is my position when it comes to dealing with family who know about your sexuality and, barring any forceful attempt to make you change, persistently work on your defenses

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BE A TESTAMENT

Honestly, some families do not deserve the blessings of LGBT family members. A friend who I used to shag years ago suddenly resurfaced recently; called me and wanted us to

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FROM FATHER, WITH LOVE

Son, The day you tell you, with all that uncertainty and fear filling your eyes, that you are gay will be the day this letter will be yours to read.

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Homophobic Trolls are not happy that Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black are having a baby

It turns out that in 2018, a lot of people still aren’t happy about two men having a baby together. Yesterday, Valentine’s Day, Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter