Gender & Sexuality
I'm in Love With a Transgender Man
I'm in love and engaged to an FTM transgender man that I met on Facebook, and I'm giving up and risking everything to travel across the world from the USA to Ireland to spend the rest of my life with him. Here's our story and why we're choosing to share it with the world.
Top 5 Things to Know About Being Trans From an FTM Perspective
Are you curious about what it's like to be transgender? Are you transgender but afraid to come out or transition? Are you a parent that has a transgender child? This guide will provide you with some really great information about what it's like to transition and what it's like to be transgender.
Confessions of an Asexual
Over the years, asexuality has joined the ranks of the LGBTTQQIAAP acronym, but many people are confused as to what the term actually means in its modern context. I am asexual, and I have struggled with it for my entire life. This is my story.
Exploring Five Different Types of Bisexuality
All bi people are attracted to multiple genders, but certain individuals who identify within the bi spectrum may experience their attractions in very different ways. This article explores several different types of bisexuality.
Scared to Come Out: 4 Psychological Tricks to Accept Being Gay
Many gay people struggle to accept their sexuality, choosing to remain closeted. Living an inauthentic life can destroy your mental health and make you feel like you're trapped.
10 Tips for Coming Out as Bisexual to Friends and Family
Coming out after realizing that you are bi can be a scary process, but these tips can make it easier.
Bisexuality vs. Pansexuality: What Is the Difference?
There are many similarities between bi and pan, but there are also some differences. How do you know if you are bi or pan? This guide will help you to figure out your identity.
How to Date a Transgender Person: 5 Essential Tips for Starting a Relationship With a Trans Woman or Trans Man
Are you thinking of dating a transgender person, but aren't sure how to proceed? Here are some important tips to help you cut through the confusion.
What to Do If Your Friend Is Transgender: 7 Tips on How to Handle Your Trans Friend Coming Out
Did your friend just come out to you as trans and you're not sure what to do? It actually doesn't take much to make a positive difference. Check out these tips!
My Partner Came Out as Gay: How I Broke the News to Others
Here's what happened when my long-term partner and father of my children came out.
How to Come Out as Bi: 7 Tips for the Newly Minted Bisexual
Have you just realized that you like both men and women? Are you thinking of coming out as a bisexual person and don't quite know how to tell the world? Here are some tips!
10 Myths About Bisexuality That People Still Believe
Even today, people still believe these ridiculous myths about bisexual people.
How to Know If You Are Bisexual: A Guide for Coming Out to Yourself
With all the conflicting information out there regarding sexual orientation and bisexuality, figuring out whether or not you are actually bisexual can be difficult.
14 Reasons Why Some Women Always Need a Man to Feel Complete
While most of us agree it's hard to find a good man, we all know women who always have a guy in their lives, willing to settle for a creep rather than go it alone. Even today, when they have more financial freedom and less social constraints, why do some gals always need a man to feel complete?
Who Cares Where You Pee? An Argument for Gender-Neutral Washrooms
A not-so-funny thing happened at the movies tonight...
How to Deal With Homophobic Friends: 10 Tips on Handling Gay Prejudice
Are your friends kind of homophobic? Whether or not you are gay, how you handle prejudice can make a big difference between changing minds or solidifying biases.
How to Get a Straight Guy to Like You: Can You Make a Straight Guy Gay?
If you're a gay or bi guy who has been dating for a while, you've probably found yourself attracted to a straight guy. Is it possible to turn a straight guy over to the gay side?
What Does Pansexual Mean? How Is It Different From Bisexual? (And Other Questions)
Unsure what "pansexual" means? Wondering how it differs from bisexuality? Let's try to clear this up with a simple explanation.
My First Lesbian Relationship (Plus a Few Words of Advice)
It's my first time in a relationship with a woman, everything I've ever known about relationships is out the door. What do I do now?
What Is Asexuality? Seeing the Invisible Sexual Orientation
An explanation of asexuality, common questions addressing asexuality, and how asexual people are impacted by society.
7 Signs Your Boyfriend Is Secretly Gay: How to Tell If He's Hiding His True Self
Do you have a weird feeling that your boyfriend might be gay? Do your friends ever ask you about it? Read these signs to get a better idea of what you might be dealing with.
10 Ways That a Man Can and Should Treat a Woman Properly
This article is about 10 ways that a man can and should treat a woman properly. Social etiquette is very important!
The Don'ts for Transgender Talk: How to Avoid Offensive Language
Ever wondered if you are saying things that might cause offense or if you are using the wrong terminology? It's easy to use the wrong words if you don't know what they are.
10 Common Misconceptions Regarding Transgender People
Confused about what transgender means? Simply put, a transgender person is someone who was assigned one gender at birth but currently identifies with another.
Modeling Sexual Identities: Intersex, Transgender & the Gender Binary
What does it mean to be intersex or transgender? What is the gender binary? This short guide to some core LGBT terms and concepts will help you understand why the way we frame the problem matters.
10 Signs That a Girl Is Gay (Or, How to Tell If She's Into You)
It's hard for a queer girl out there these days! Often, the question is, "Is she gay, or is she just a hipster?!" The struggle is real, so here are 10 signs that a girl of interest might be gay.
10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Being Non-Binary
The road is not easy for non-binary trans* folk. Here are a few, personal things I could've done with knowing at the beginning of my journey.
How to Be an Alpha Male: Typical Characteristics, Personality Traits, and Behaviors
Know the characteristics and personality traits of an alpha male. Peak into his world and understand how he behaves and acts in typical situations. Adopt these qualities into your own everyday life and learn how to become an alpha male.
What Is Polyamory? Plus Pros and Cons of the Poly Lifestyle
Put simply, polyamory is loving more than one person at a time.
Spaghetti vs. Waffles: Gender Differences in Cognitive Problem-Solving
An examination of gender communication through the "spaghetti vs. waffle" analogy. I add a bit of my own interpretation as well.