PRIDE MONTH MAY BE OVER, BUT LGBTQ WRATH LIVES ON…

Say goodbye to LGBTQ Pride month. Say hello to LGBTQ Wrath months. As the religious right continues to trot out their condemnations and concerns about Pride, one of the most common tropes is that pride is one of the seven deadly sins. Since the Old Testament also says homosexuality is a sin, when you combine…

GAY PRIDE TO GAY RIGHTS…

Now that Gay Pride month has ended, it seems that more people, both gay and straight, are asking questions about what Pride means, and what value it has in today’s world. As a way of addressing these issues, what if the term Gay Pride was change to Gay Rights, to better reflect what the month…

RENAMING GAY PRIDE 🏳️‍🌈

Invariably each year, the question of the value of Gay Pride is raised and as Gay Pride Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking whether renaming Pride to Rights might better reflect what the whole month is actually about  What are your thoughts?

IN AWE OF THE BEAUTY OF PRIDE…

All we have to do is look for beauty, and it’s there all around us at any given moment. Beauty speaks to us in soft whispers or bold declarations. It calls on us to gaze in awe at it’s splendor. We are enticed by beauty. We adore her, idolize her, and even court her. Beauty…

PRIDE, LOVE & GAY MEN

Finding a fuckbuddy, a hookup, making friends are all easier than finding love during pride month. Am I right? To find love, not only you need to be attracted to the person physically, but also mentally and sometimes even spiritually! During pride month, I feel it is even harder than any other time (depending on…

¿WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST PRIDE EXPERIENCE LIKE?

The very first Gay Pride March was held on June 28, 1970 to mark the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and over the decades the tone and tenor of the Pride March has changed. Nevertheless, it still has the power to inspire and empower the members of our community that need that extra push….

¿WHAT DOES GAY PRIDE MONTH MAKE YOU FEEL?

If you’ve never given much thought to your sexuality and gender and how they shape your existence, it might be hard to understand how complicated, frustrating, and urgent it can feel to prideful about being queer. How does being queer give you a sense of pride during pride month? Does it make you feel… Extraordinary?…

DOING OUR BEST (BEYOND PRIDE MONTH)

Our best is always good enough, because it comes from us and we are always good enough. We often come into contact with the idea that all the positive work we did during isn’t good enough the moment July 1st reaches. If we examine this notion, we will begin to see that it doesn’t make…