OUR QUEER HISTORY: Where Gay Power Started

OUR QUEER HISTORY: Where Gay Power Started

In a society filled with hatred, fear, and ignorance of homosexuality there was at least one public venue for socializing where gays and lesbians in most major towns and cities could go—the bars.
LGBT: There’s more to the acronym

LGBT: There’s more to the acronym

You’ve probably heard the term LGBT in the news a lot lately, especially when someone is talking about gay marriage or transgender bathroom rights. But did you know that LGBT is short for an even longer acronym?
How much does LGBTI exclusion really cost?

How much does LGBTI exclusion really cost?

PwC says it would result in $280 million of lost productivity, on top of the cost of running the nationwide campaign, estimated at $158 million by the Australian Electoral Commission.
My Rainbow Gender & Sexuality Survey – Now Open!

My Rainbow Gender & Sexuality Survey – Now Open!

This 2-minute private survey is about the variations between Sex, Gender, Orientation, and Sexual health. "Your participation would be appreciated because it will help us advocate for our members and the communities we serve.
Sheltering Homeless Youth 21-24 Gets $1MM in New City Budget

Sheltering Homeless Youth 21-24 Gets $1MM in New City Budget

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In the eight years since former Mayor Michael Bloomberg convened a special commission to study the hurdles facing runaway and homeless youth (RHY) in New York City, advocates organized as the Campaign for Youth Shelter have pushed the city to expand eligibility for New Yorkers without stable housing to enter youth-specific […]

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Have you heard this one?

Have you heard this one?

Have you heard this one? When people get dementia, they “revert” to being straight. It’s a homophobic myth, but it still gets trotted out by some aged care providers, say the first researchers to study the experiences of Australian lesbian, … Continued
LGBT community wants freedom from discrimination

LGBT community wants freedom from discrimination

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community from 15 barangays of San Fernando on Friday morning marched with pride in their colorful costumes through the busy streets here to voice their desire … Continued
Kyiv Pride week events to raise awareness

Kyiv Pride week events to raise awareness

Ninety percent of Ukrainians are still unaware there are lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender and intersex people around them, at home, at work, in villages, towns and cities all over Ukraine, according to human rights activist Tymur Levchuk. So to give … Continued
Gay boomers are worried they have to go back in the closet.

Gay boomers are worried they have to go back in the closet.

Paul Glass, who grew up gay in the 1960s, has painful memories of being called a “faggot” in his Roxbury neighborhood and on excursions into downtown Boston. He’d like to think all that’s behind him now. People at the stores … Continued
The hardest part about coming out

The hardest part about coming out

The hardest part about coming out is the uncertainty. You’re exposing a very private part of your life to the world, and you don’t really know what you’re inviting by doing so. For a lot of people, coming out is … Continued
Prom Night – LGBT Short Film

Prom Night – LGBT Short Film

Callie, a closeted prom queen, has a big decision to make on the night of her senior prom.
Israel Defence Force approved a gay defence minister

Israel Defence Force approved a gay defence minister

The Israel Defence Forces promoted its top lawyer, Sharon Afek, to major general on Thursday, making him the country’s first openly gay person to hold that rank and reinforcing the significance of his position in the military. The decision to … Continued
How to Come Out of the closet!

How to Come Out of the closet!

A blog about coming out. Tell a lie and it will become part of your future, tell the truth it becomes part of your past.
What does LGBT, GLBT, LGBTI, LGBTIQ+ all mean?

What does LGBT, GLBT, LGBTI, LGBTIQ+ all mean?

In the 21st century, the term “Gay” has become the standard accepted term for a homosexual person throughout the English-speaking world. But still, so many people ask, “what does the LGBT, or GLBT, acronym stand for?” Well, it goes something … Continued
Can the LGBTQ community trust Pope Francis?

Can the LGBTQ community trust Pope Francis?

Once again Pope Francis is rocking the world. “God made you like this and loves you like this and I don’t care. The pope loves you like this. You have to be happy with who you are.” According to reports … Continued
Could learning disabilities be “hiding” our students giftedness!

Could learning disabilities be “hiding” our students giftedness!

Students who are gifted, and who have learning disabilities, may be “exceptionally” difficult to identify: their learning disabilities may “hide” their giftedness and their giftedness may “hide” their learning disabilities. This means that their needs in both areas may not … Continued
Online Queer Culture & Communities

Online Queer Culture & Communities

Online learning in social communities exists which cater to all learning styles, all skill sets and personalities, native abilities and educational needs.
LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

Without traditional support systems in place, many LGBT elders end up relying on nursing homes or other institutions providing long-term care. 
Discrimination against LGBT teachers

Discrimination against LGBT teachers

Despite Labor offering to help the Morrison government legislate to remove discrimination against LGBT teachers and staff.
Understanding Colonialism and Indigenous sexualities

Understanding Colonialism and Indigenous sexualities

This paper will explore this move towards queer theory and analysis, in particular examining the recent introduction of the “subjectless critique” to Indigenous studies.
Who responsibility is it anyway?

Who responsibility is it anyway?

Society has gotten away with discriminating against homosexuals and same sex-couples (man, woman and transgender peoples) for years. When will it all stop?