THE GOOD IN THE COMMUNITY…

​ We need to encourage ourselves to look deeply into all things in our communities to see the inherent goodness of everything. Sometimes we find it difficult to see the good in people, places, or situations that aren’t to our liking. We focus on the things we don’t like in our lives as a way…

MY “COMING OUT” STORY

Life-changing moments don’t happen often but when they do they feel surreal and if you are like me who didn’t get a chance to “come out,” you know your world can fall. Looking back I guess I still wish that I had the opportunity to come out to my family, instead that option was taken…

¡CELEBRATE NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY WITH HRC!

Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. Today we mark the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day! Thirty-one years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, we first observed National Coming Out…

EDIT YOUR LIFE…

You have the choice to accept the life script you’ve written thus far or edit it so you create a life that fulfills you. Our lives can be compared to an ongoing movie script over which we have complete creative control. Within us lies the power to examine what works or isn’t working in our…

TYLER PERRY’S ATALANTA STUDIO TO HOUSE HOMELESS LGBTQ YOUTH

Tyler Perry’s historic studio in Atlanta will be more than just for shooting films: the complex will house a shelter and community center for women and LGBTQ homeless youth. The 330-acre building houses a dozen sound stages named after black Hollywood legends, like Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, and Spike Lee, and will soon house the shelter. “I…

¿COULD HAVING LESS SEX OPEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE BETTER SEX?

It just varies from partnership to partnership, and there is no ‘normal,’ there is no ‘should.’ Sex can serve a lot of different functions in a relationship. There are some couples that can go decades not engaging sexually with each other, and that’s fine. And there are other couples who, if they don’t have sex…

THERE’S ONE PERSON WE’LL NEVER GET OVER…

Even long after the relationship dies and all connections perish, this person stays alive in our consciousness.  It’s not like we spend our entire day fantasizing about them or reminiscing. It’s not like our lives stopped when they left it. It’s not like we haven’t moved on—we might even be building a relationship with someone…