Gender is not the same as sex. Sex is a construct of biology whereas gender is a construct of society.
So it has happened. You're a straight guy, just minding your own business, and you meet this girl. Now, you know she's a lesbian; you know she could never want you; you know she doesn't look at you like that and that you're just really good friends,...
Unfortunately, biphobia is pretty common. It can be as simple as a seemingly- misconception that is spoken on.
Figuring out your sexual identity can be confusing, especially if you are attracted to more than one gender. Here are ten ways to help you figure out if you are bi or pan.
While most people in the world spend a good chunk of their energy on their romantic life, some people are aromantic instead. What does aromantic mean, though? How is it different from being asexual?
People normally think of just the 4 main LGBT orientations. The fact of the matter is there a lot more than 4 orientations. I myself am a part of one of the "invisible orientations".
Sometimes life as an asexual is daunting in the amount of stupid comments you are bound to hear about it. So what is the truth? What are the myths? And can kill pop psychology, please?
Many men love to wear bras, but quickly become confused when confronted with the plethora of bras that are available on the market today. There are a wide range of terms and types of bra that can be a bit befuddling. That's why I've prepared this...
People say don’t judge a book by its cover. But then, why do most feel disgusted when seeing two people of the same sex together? What is there to be so repulsed about? They are just people.
An examination of gender communication through the "spaghetti vs waffle" example. I add a bit of my own interpretation as well.
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!
I found an old book from 1954 that my grandmother actually used in her 1950's housewife days. It is called "Pictoral Medical Guide", and was published in 1954 with writings by 42 specialists at the time. It's quite interesting and sometimes funny...
Ever wondered if you were saying things offensively or using the wrong terminology? It's easy to use the wrong words if you don't know what they are.
A woman looks for a man that exudes strength and confidence because she is inherently looking for a strong protector and provider. She wants an Alpha male. Hear me out.
Confused about the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity? You may find this hub useful in examining the difference. It also includes positive transgender role models from the LGBT community and links to supportive organizations.
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. Can you turn a straight guy over to the gay side, though? Let's find out.
Masculinity is seen to be under threat. What makes a man masculine? Why is one man perceived as more of a man than another man? Are these accurate reflections of masculinity? Has masculinity changed?
Being transgender left me feeling like a "space-alien"... like I wasn't part of humanity. But a stroke told me that I'm just an ordinary boy faced with extraordinary circumstances.
So you have a gay friend. She's a confirmed bachelorette, a girl who likes girls, a follower of Sappho's teachings. The thing is, you get the feeling that maybe she's feeling gay about someone specific lately, and that specific someone is you.
When most people think of gender identity, they are really thinking about biological sex. Actually, sex and gender are very different things. When you describe your sex, what you are really describing is your "plumbing," so to speak. Do you have...
This article is about 10 ways that a man can and should treat a woman properly. Social etiquette is very important!
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!
Put simply, polyamory is loving more than one person at a time. Polyamorous people believe that they can have loving, romantic relationships with multiple people, without diminishing the love that any of their partners receive. I believe that...
When a loved one chooses to come out to you as transgender, know that you have been given a gift-one that might have taken many agonizing years of soul searching before being offered to you.
This answer depends on many things, such as: your home life, the friends you have, and where you live.
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.
A young man recently wrote to me and expressed his desire to stop wearing panties. He asked my advice on the matter and immediately I was thrown into something of a quandry. The bulk of my articles are aimed at supporting the idea of men wearing...
Secrets can't be kept forever. Learn what to do if your wife or girlfriend catches you wearing women's lingerie.
For older women, modeling real womanhood is performing a duty. Older women teach whether or not they are aware; it would be great for them to teach real, productive womanhood intentionally.
Girls' toys Boys' toys As a young girl growing up in the United States, I was frequently told by parents, teachers, and other authority figures that I could grow up to be whoever and whatever I wanted to become. When I was young, I took this...
Sometimes, a man feels the desire to wear a bra. This can be brought on for a variety of reasons, including fetishism, medical reasons, bedroom games, and simply because he likes it. Bras can be objects of comfort, desire, humiliation and punishment...
What happens when you don't identify as strictly masculine or feminine? How do you label yourself when neither feels comfortable? Revised and rewritten.
While Japan has a long history with same-sex relationships and the country lacks religious-based bigotry, being gay in Japan isn't easy. What's the LGBT situation in Japan?
Have you ever wondered what women really want men to know? I've complied a list of 50 tips to help you find out...
Men not wanting to marry is a growing concern for women of all races in the United States. Let's take a look at some reasons for men not wanting to marry, and what women can do to reverse the trend.
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; I have written this article to help you overcome negative thinking patterns and find the strength to come out as gay.
Ever wonder what exactly makes up a lady? All ladies are women, but not all women are ladies. Here are 20 ways to see if she is a lady.
For many men who wear lingerie, the most difficult part of the journey isn't making the decision to wear the lingerie, it's letting their partner know about this desire. It's hard enough finding a nice lady...
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?
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.
A reader's lament for the real men of the good old days before the emergence of metrosexuals. This article compares rugged cowboys to the new feminized male. Explains that the metrosexual male is not attractive to traditional women.
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.
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.
For most women, wearing women's clothing in public is not a big deal. It's something we do everyday without so much as batting an eyelid. We can also wear men's clothing out in public without too much trouble either. When was the last time someone...
A spirited article that answers those hard hitting questions about being a lesbian, from a lesbian perspective. This article helps you understand the questions you may have surrounding your female sexuality. Bold, honest, and informative!
I obviously didn't know what I was getting into when I first slipped on those panties years back..and by that I mean, at that age, I couldn't fathom actually trying other kinds of lingerie on. But once I got to looking at those catalogues and saw...
Have you realized recently that your friends are kind of homophobic? Whether or not you are gay, how you handle prejudice can make a big difference between changing minds or solidifying biases.
This subject can cause anxiety in some people, making them frantically question their sexuality because they happened to find a given woman attractive, then realized somehow that she was not physically female.
So what exactly is a transgender person? Simple. A transgender person is someone who was assigned one gender at birth, but currently identifies with another.
The alpha woman is unique among women. She is self-assured, self-confident, and does not suffer fools gladly. She is often very authentic and does not believe in game playing!
Is his silence deafening? Are you having trouble understanding what's going on in his head? His silence may not be what you think. There are two huge reasons why he is the way he is.
How to be an alpha male? Know the characteristics and personality traits of an alpha male. Peak into his world and understand how he behaves and acts in typical situations with friends at school and college, mates at work, girlfriend or wife. Adopt these qualities into your own everyday life and learn how to become an alpha male.
Men and women have different brains, both structurally and chemically. Understanding some of these differences might explain why your spouse or significant other frustrates you.
Here are a few annoying questions I have received about my sexuality and how exactly I feel about them.
Keep in mind, when I speak of ethical non-monogamy and the relationship models within it, it usually means consensual and safe relationships. The term ethical suggests that all the partners and players involved in various forms of relationships...
Labels are the way some of us identify ourselves in this world full of diversity. They can help us choose to define where we fit into the scope of it all.
Caitlyn Jenner might be answering questions for the first and last time, but she shouldn't even have to speak out.
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.
50 Things Real Women Don't Do is a companion hub to my article of 50 Things Real Men Don't Do. It's all about being equals...
The title says it all so here we go: 1) Feminine Men are Gay This is the biggest myth of them all and it couldn’t be more false. Being feminine says nothing about whether someone prefers girls or boys. It’s simply a way of seeing ONESELF and...
I believe that the menstrual cycle has been demonized throughout culture and history, harming women’s self-understanding, and overlooking a monthly opportunity of renewal.
Most people learn at a young age that there are distinct physical differences between males and females. As we get older, we learn that in addition to different sex organs, males and females have differing amounts of certain hormones in the body,...
Traditionally, men have difficulty with intimacy and emotional vulnerability, associating this with weakness.
For those men who are a bit confused as to what real men do and don't do. I've compiled a list to help you out. Best of luck as you proceed...
Do you think 99% of women would leave James Bond because he occasionally wears a bra? Methinks not... This is a tough issue, but I think that it is one that needs to be addressed. It has become obvious that many men who wear women's clothing, both...
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?
Realizing you are part of the LGBTQ+ community can be an emotional time. Here are some things you should remember.
I'm writing this article in hopes that someone can relate to this experience, both the negative side of unnecessary commentary and the positive side of experiencing an amazing healthy relationship.
What does femininity mean to you? Regain some positive associations with the term and its expression in your life.
There is a lot of support available for those who feel ready to come out but sometimes the reactions received are not always ideal. Here are some tips on what to do if someone comes out to you. June is Pride month.
This is the story of how I came upon this phenomenon of men who like to wear lingerie, and how I came to love a man who wore panties.
Some people might try to deny that women are awesome, but when you truly think about it you will also agree that chicks rule!
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.
Recently, you may have heard the term "pansexual" and aren't sure what it means. You might also be confused about how it differs from bisexuality. Let's try to clear this up with a simple explanation.
Relationships can be tricky. Men and women sometimes seem to speak entirely different languages. Why does this happen and how do we cope with it in order to maintain a good relationship?