WORTHINESS (ACCEPTING OUR CALLING IN THE COMMUNITY)

Our worth of being in the community @ this time cannot be judged as we are all worthy and essential to being here now. The issue of worthiness may come up in many areas of our lives, as we ask, often unconsciously, whether we are worthy of success, love, happiness, and countless other things, from…

¿WHO SAYS THAT’S TRUE?

We’re all spiritually, emotionally, and physically aware beings. We pick up stuff from the world around usand the result is that many of our thoughts, feelings, and emotions aren’t our own. Instead we pick them up in different conversations, situations, and motivations from those around us. If you find yourself buying into a point of…

¿CAN WE ACKNOWLEDGE OUR QUEER SELVES?

Most LGBTQ persons look for someone else to acknowledge them when they’re not acknowledging themselves, when all they really longing for is to be seen. To be validated. How doe we come to a place where only we and no one else can give us a sense of worth?  Can we actively choose to see…

¿WHY DO YOU WE STAY WITH MEN THAT ARE ‘BAD’ FOR US?

I’m grateful to know a lot of smart, capable gay men. Sadly, many of these smart, capable men have committed themselves to guys who are clueless, emotionally unavailable, or just plain jerks. How does this happen so often? Of course, gay men aren’t the only ones who deal with this phenomenon, this problem runs across…

10 WAYS NON-MONOGAMY CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER PARTNER

In our community and many others, the typical relationship narrative goes like this: You date around a little, eventually finding one true soul mate, the one person you’ll grow old with, maybe raise children with, and the one and only person you’ll have sex with. But there are a lot of people who don’t subscribe to this…

¿WHEN DO YOU TYPICALLY HAVE SEX WITH A NEW PARTNER?

In navigating this gay world of ours, sex cums by very easy most day. So tell us when do you typically have sex with a new partner?  The first date? I prefer to meet someone more than once before moving on to sex? I like to have sex with someone before I decide to go…

A NEW MOVEMENT FOR NATIONAL TRANSGENDER HIV TESTING DAY

Today is National HIV Transgender HIV Awareness Day and Achim Howard is at the forefront of the transgender HIV activism. Howard, the Washington, D.C.-based founder of the social activist group Trans Men Rising, is an advocate for black transgender men living with HIV. As a sexual assault survivor, Howard also identifies with the #MeToo movement, though he faces…