We are helping to hold up this society. If all the LGBT people suddenly left, this country would literally crumble.
There are a number of cultural and systemic issues that make it more difficult for LGBTQ people of color to find the help and support needed to put a stop to domestic violence.
Examining Christopher Columbus and the day made a holiday in his honor with an eye toward multiculturalism and challenging preconceived notions of his place in history.
We can learn much from the lives of the historical figures that came before us, but perhaps we can learn even more from the LGBTQ people we meet in our day to day lives.
Consider Donald Trump’s campaign of body shaming and “slut” shaming, for he is simply a clear and present dangerous example.
When Donald Trump mocked New York Times reporter Serge F. Kovaleski, he was also insulting these heroes with disabilities.
We tend to idealize the post-Stonewall, pre-AIDS decade as a golden age of gay sex, but if there was anything that characterized the time, it was our innocence.
The fact that we went on a first date is practically miraculous. I spent months trying to shake his advances; I actively discouraged him.
It can also be argued that Malcolm's same-sex encounters were not solely financially motivated - including his relationship with a white businessman.
As I taught a history seminar, a young gay college student from a small town in middle America raised his hand and asked, "What is a Stonewall?"