My Husband Told Me He's Gay... But That Didn't End Our Marriage

There was an argument.  Which was odd -- we didn't really have arguments.  Bickering?  Yes......but no arguing.It was a bad argument.  That made no sense to me.  His sudden vile anger.  He had been hateful for a few months -- when my dad was ill with cancer and after his passing.  Just mean really.  It was shocking.And then?"I'm gay".And my response?  "Well, that's fucking GREAT!"I packed up the kids and left for the night....more
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I'm a Bisexual Woman Dating a Man

Despite my hesitation to call myself bi, I call myself bi to simplify it for others. I don't really fit in with the LGBTQ+ community, but one thing that is particularly noticeable is how straight people react to me. There are quite a few things straight people say to bi women, which really should never be said to them... but they still are said....more
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What I did about "Openly Gay Leaders" in my Boy Scout Troop

Last Monday night this happened:And this:...more

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Gay Fish

A few years ago, I sauntered into the giant pet mega store in Union Square, in hopes to find an adorable new beta fish to adopt. As a Pisces I have found that watching fish swim is one of the most relaxing and enjoyable things for me to do (aside from eating them in sushi). As I made my way down aisle 6B, over fifty tiny circular containers filled with water came into view....more

My Best Friend Is A Soldier (And Gay, And 100 Other Things That Make Me Love Him)

My best friend Na'im is...Wow....more

Clarity

I’ve been quiet lately, on my blog.  I couldn’t write what I REALLY want to write.  It might just cause spontaneous combustion of people’s eyes.  My “Lifetime Movie” life.But then…there was a moment.  Monday of this week.A solidary, single moment.  A second, really.Of clarity.It all melted away.  The angst.  The worry.  The anger.  The anything.I got it.I GET it....more

Society Has Failed Us....

Society has failed us all.... Society deems what is "acceptable" in our world. It feeds the media whom then warps these thoughts into biased, fear based reports. This is unacceptable. Society tells our children it's not okay to be curvy. Society tells our children it's not okay to be Gay. Society tells our children how they should look, speak, and act. ...more

Science Of Gay: Cool Facts About The Genetics Of Gay Folks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Homosexuality has been debated a great deal for a long time now. Are they born like that? Do you become homosexual? Is it hormonal? Is it contagious? These questions are all valid ones, but people really want to get some  answers. Well, it seems that scientists have been researching and observing homosexual behaviors and the difference between straight and gay people....more

Explaining the "Sexually Creative" to my Latino Boyfriend: Convincing Him to Believe in Rainbows

When T and I first started dating our best language in common was Spanish. My Spanish at the time was admittedly a fun time...as in very creative and very not correct.  I had graduated from telling my host mother, "I to eat in the past," to, "I already ate," but more complex sentences were still beyond me unless I got creative.  Therefore, it took several dates for T and I to talk about some more serious things, especially of political nature....more
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