The Benefits of Family Acceptance of LBGTQ Youth

The Benefits of Family Acceptance of LBGTQ Youth

At the Coming Out with Pride Festival in Orlando yesterday, we were happy to see many families stop by our pop up shop so that parents could buy t-shirts that said, “I love my gay son” or “I love my lesbian daughter.” In talking with these parents, the love,...
Who Is Afraid Of A Kiss?

Who Is Afraid Of A Kiss?

Who is afraid of a kiss? Apparently a lot of people are, especially in England and Italy.   In October of last year, there was an incident in a Sainsbury market in Brighton where a security guard told a gay couple to leave because their PDA made another customer...
Etymology of Lesbian

Etymology of Lesbian

The word “lesbian” is actually Greek for the isle of Lesbos, where the poet, Sappho, wrote entrancing and beautiful love poems for other women. Maybe you already knew that, but there has been some talk about the word “lesbian” not encompassing all it needs to or that...
We Need a Pride Flag Emoji!

We Need a Pride Flag Emoji!

With all of the success of the Pride movement and the LGBT community, we deserve to celebrate! We post tweets and instagram pictures, and we hang our flag proudly outside of our house. We go back to our phones to text our loved ones about the happy news, and let’s be...
Mickalene Thomas – Celebrating Great Art

Mickalene Thomas – Celebrating Great Art

I love celebrating great art, and nothing excites me more than seeing artists comment on LGBT issues through their artwork. One such artist is Mickalene Thomas.   Thomas is an artist based in New York, and she is best known for her work portraying same-sex...