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SexualityHere you will find all of the articles that fall into the “Sexuality” category. Sexuality is our blanket term for all articles related to attraction (e.g., physical, emotional, social, spiritual) and sexual identities (e.g., gay, straight, bi-, pan-).

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Comprehensive List of LGBTQ+ Term Definitions

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Note: some definitions here may include words you aren’t familiar with, or have been taught a flawed or incomplete definition for; I’ve likely defined those words somewhere else in the… Note: some definitions here may include words you aren’t familiar with, or have been taught a flawed or incomplete definition for; I’ve likely defined those […]

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How to explain that bisexuality (or pansexuality) is real

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This is a second-part response to an email I received from a high school senior (it’d probably help contextualize if you read her email first).  Here I am going to focus… This is a second-part response to an email I received from a high school senior (it’d probably help contextualize if you read her email first).  Here […]

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4 Reasons You Should Stop Saying “Non-Straight”

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With all the talk of marriage equality, gay comic book weddings, and even gayer flowcharts flowing around the web, people are getting ever more sensitive about using inclusive language when…With all the talk of marriage equality, gay comic book weddings, and even gayer flowcharts flowing around the web, people are getting ever more sensitive about […]

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Where’s the straight community?

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I write a decent amount about sexuality here, and all over the web you can read articles about queer community.  But I rarely talk about the straight community.  We have…I write a decent amount about sexuality here, and all over the web you can read articles about queer community.  But I rarely talk about the […]

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Toyota airs a Gay-Friendly Super Bowl Commercial

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@EricTeske pointed out the Super Bowl ad below, with the following comment: The add features a decidedly gay-friendly moment, and we’re not talking about the Lionel Richie (he’s straight, folks).  About…@EricTeske pointed out the Super Bowl ad below, with the following comment: The add features a decidedly gay-friendly moment, and we’re not talking about the Lionel Richie […]

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Sexual Orientation for the Genderqueer Person

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This is an installment of the “Stepping Beyond the Genderbread Person” series, offering further explanation to themes and ideas presented in the original introduction article.  If you haven’t read the… This is an installment of the “Stepping Beyond the Genderbread Person” series, offering further explanation to themes and ideas presented in the original introduction article. […]

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30+ Examples of Heterosexual Privilege in the US

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Following is a list of 29 a bunch of examples (ever-growing) of heterosexual privilege.  If you are straight (or in some cases, perceived to be), you can live without ever… Following is a list of 29 a bunch of examples (ever-growing) of heterosexual privilege.  If you are straight (or in some cases, perceived to be), […]

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If you call someone gay, he better be a guy who likes guys.

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View this article in handy printable graphic form if you don’t feel up to reading 400 words. Gay isn’t a bad word, assuming you’re using it to describe a man…View this article in handy printable graphic form if you don’t feel up to reading 400 words. Gay isn’t a bad word, assuming you’re using it […]

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What happens when a same sex couple raises a child? [VIDEO]

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Check out this video of this courageous young man speaking out about his experience being raised by two moms.  I dare you not to shed a tear.Check out this video of this courageous young man speaking out about his experience being raised by two moms.  I dare you not to shed a tear.

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