Lauren Drost

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It's Time to Rethink Religion vs. LGBT

Despite what it sounds like on the campaign trail, Americans of all religious backgrounds are opposed to curtailing freedoms for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. While Marco Rubio states that "...faith-based people...are being compelled to sin by government in their business conduct" …

LGBT history month 2016: Top ten milestones achieved in British history

LGBT history month is celebrated in February to recognise the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in their respective …

Donald Trump is now refusing to answer questions about gay marriage

Donald Trump has been wildly inconsistent when it comes to stating his position on gay marriage — but now, he’s vehemently refusing to clarify his …

My loving husband became my devoted wife

Those five words changed Kerry Haywood’s life forever and hit her like a bolt out of the blue.<p>When her husband Peter told her he was transgender …

Relationships

Demisexuality: The Common Sexual Orientation You Might Have But Not Know About

There are so many labels and identities in sexuality! Even with clear, concise definitions there are a lot of misunderstandings.<p>However you feel about labels, hopefully we can agree that they can be useful tools. They help us access the vocabulary we crave to have productive, inclusive …

Bi+ Youth: Biphobia, Coming Out, and Community

It’s March 1st, so that means BHAM is BACK! Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) begins with a focus on bisexual+ youth, biphobia, low coming out …

China LGBT activists speak out over concerns of ban on same-sex TV dramas

Chinese LGBT activists have responded angrily to the censorship board's ban on television shows that include storylines with same-sex relationships. …

Too Gay to be Outdoorsy: Why We Need LGBT Role Models Beyond the Stereotypes

What are the gay stereotypes?<p>That we want to shop all the time? That we are prissy and scared of rugged work? That we are horrible at sports?<p>As a member of the community, I spent many of my gay-formative years assuming the same stereotypes. Gays go to gay bars and dress in drag and worry more about …