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Insurance Ad Speaks to the Gay ‘Safe To Be Out’ Experience

The Allstate Ad at left (click to enlarge) speaks to a condition that many gay people feel in their everyday lives, the ‘Is it safe to be out here’ question that we are constantly asking. Even in the largest and … Continue reading

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Gay Arab-Americans Find Room Of Their Own In NYC

Though in our mind’s ideal Utopia, we like to view ourselves as being homogeneous; with no real differences from person to person. The reality is that there are things specific to our heritage and culture outside of our gay identity … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Straight People in Gay Bars

Straight people wanting to come into gay bars isn’t a problem, it’s progress. — Mike C The above is a commentary on a post to the blog Joe. My. God. asking if straight people should stay out of gay bars. … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Laila Al-Shamma, College Student; GSA Leader

EcinitasPatch and U~T San Diego gives us some insight on what we might be able to expect from future leaders and advocates in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community: From the EncinitasPatch: Laila Al-Shamma wrote a column last … Continue reading

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Summer Camp for Transgender and Gender-Variant Youth

Also learned through Raising My Rainbow, Camp Aranu’tiq, has registration now open for the summer. From the Camp Aranu’tiq about us page: Our mission is to provide transgender and gender-variant youth with a safe, fun, and unique camp experience during which they … Continue reading

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