Sexuality

by / on May 12, 2013 at 12:10 pm / in Culture, Gender, Philosophy, Prejudice, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society

Bisexuality, Sin and Self-destruction

By: Valarie Clark Why is it that over 40% of bisexual people have considered suicide?  The answer is a complex one, and I do not intend to speak for all bisexuals when I tell you a little of my own story.  I can speak to a few of the reasons that will resonate with folks who have been raised in a […]

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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:58 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Health, Miscellaneous, News, Psychology, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute

Some Are More Equal Than Others: Q & A With the Child of a Gay Parent

This week the Supreme Court continues it’s argument on weather lesbian and gay couples have the right to marry in The United States.  While equal rights, justice and the obvious morality of not excluding a group based on their sexual preference is all well and good, most intriguing are the new findings by the American Pediatric Society.  The APA  has […]

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by / on March 16, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in Art, Country, Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Q&A With Poet James Schwartz On Being Q&A

James Schwartz is the author of The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish In America, a work of poems and short stories.   His poetry can also be found in Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets On the Mid-Western Experience, Milk and Honey Siren: A Nostrovia! Poetry Anthology and All Poetry is Prayer: A Fire Anthology.  He is currently at […]

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by / on March 3, 2013 at 10:20 am / in Body, Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

This is my Story of Mother-Son Incest

Anonymous “This is my story of mother-son incest” via MalesSurvivor.org I was born into a religious family, into a family, though, with many problems. We were one thing on the outside and something else on the inside. Within the family, there was no peace. My father had turned to religion when he was eighteen but with little effect other than […]

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by / on January 13, 2013 at 2:32 pm / in Gender, Sexuality

The Meaning of Marriage: In Pursuit of Justice

Follow more from Robyn here –> Gay Girl Revolution Is love the basis for every marriage? Is that why Ireland’s deputy head of government, Eamon Gilmore, in support of marriage equality, publicly announced that he did not think it was the job of the state to “determine who people should fall in love with, or who they should spend their lives with”? […]

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by / on January 6, 2013 at 1:16 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Art, Body, Censorship, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

NATURISTS: The Taboo of Being Nude

Just imagine living the leisure life with no clothes on–golfing, swimming, and sitting at the tiki bar enjoying that margarita naked as a jaybird, a life where the phrase “no shirt, no shoes, no services” doesn’t exist.  How the hell do you play strip poker at one of these clubs?  Thought provoking, isn’t it? As a person who chooses the […]

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by / on November 29, 2012 at 10:16 am / in Body, Current Events, Prejudice, Sexuality

Mallory Owens: a Hate Crime in Alabama

Any man who beats up on a woman has a special place in Hell awaiting him.  Any man who brutally beats a woman nearly to death because of her sexuality not only holds a reservation in Hell but also a warm spot at a penitentiary. Hopefully, for a long time. On Thanksgiving, Mallory Owens went to celebrate the holiday with […]

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by / on November 23, 2012 at 11:19 am / in Body, Media, Parenting, Sexuality, Society

High School Horror: THREE Students Commit Suicide in Seven Weeks

We’ve got a problem.  And, it’s a huge problem.  It’s common knowledge to anyone with a pulse, by now, that there’s a problem with teen suicide and bullying.  So, I’m not breaking any news there.  The problem we’re facing runs deeper, if that’s possible, than the issues of bullying and teen suicide.  We’re suffering from a paralysis on how to […]

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by / on November 20, 2012 at 6:38 pm / in Body, Culture, Entertainment, Gender, Media, Psychology, Sexuality, Society

Imposter Boy

I don’t know about you but I am sick and tired of our culture’s definition of ‘Man’. Look around at all the men on posters and billboards, in music videos and movies, in books and magazines, and what do you see? One of two portrayals: either the men are rippling Supermen with the body of a Greek sculpture, their every […]

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by / on November 15, 2012 at 9:20 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Gender, Government, News, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

A Watershed for Equality

watershed: 2: a crucial dividing point, line, or factor: turning point Last week I framed Election Day in terms of a makeover: Before—the run-up to November 6, characterized by dread and fear of a Romney win and the ensuing turning back the tide on pieces of progress too numerous to name that were enacted during Obama’s first term; and after—the […]

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