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Tag Archive | "Gay Issues"

Vienna’s Same-Sex Crosswalk Signals Make Us Feel Warm and Fuzzy

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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When’s the last time you thought about true love or marriage equality while crossing a street? When’s the last time you looked up and smiled at a sign telling you not to cross yet? Here in the States, most of us stand impatiently, one foot half off the curb, thinking about how much we have [...]

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I’m Straight, But in My Dreams, I’m a Sexually Frustrated Lesbian

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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photo via flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: Hello, I have had a wave [...]

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Sign More Petitions: White House Endorses Ban on Conversion Therapy

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, in a selfie she posted to her Tumblr account Earlier this year, transgender teen Leelah Alcorn committed suicide and said, in her suicide note, that her family had forced her to see Christian therapists who told her that she was  ”selfish and wrong and that I should look to God for help.” [...]

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Thanks for Listening, Time Warner Cable

Monday, March 9, 2015

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You may recall that in a post last week, we called out Time Warner Cable for their ridiculously out-of-touch animated WiFi-Denti-fier tool (pictured above). The tool basically assumed that you were straight, with no options for letting users select otherwise. Because apparently, gay and transgendered people never have problems with movies endlessly buffering, which is one [...]

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Love Has No Labels

Friday, March 6, 2015

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“Before anything else, we are all human. It’s time to embrace diversity. Let’s put aside labels in the name of love.” No, it’s not skeleton porn. #LoveHasNoLabels is the new diversity and inclusion campaign by the Ad Council.  There’s a dedicated website with a quiz, stories, tips, resources and the obligatory adorable video that will melt the [...]

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Time Warner Cable Is for Straight White People Only, Please

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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  *** UPDATE: Within days of the following post going live, we heard from Time Warner Cable! They have pulled the tool down while they revise it. Read their response here. *** According to Time Warner Cable’s WiFi-Denti-fier tool (which is linked from Time Warner Cable’s homepage), only straight white people use WiFi and Time Warner Cable. [...]

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Your Call: Is My Boyfriend Secretly Gay?

Monday, December 8, 2014

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photo via Flickr We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Dear Em & Lo, What [...]

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Your Call: Should She Stay or Should She Go?

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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photo via Flickr We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. We seem to be getting a lot of bad boyfriend letters lately — maybe these women just need to hear [...]

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(Atrociously Ignorant) Comment: Bisexual Is Just an Excuse Gay Men Use

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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Sometimes, a comment on our site is so out there, so ill-informed, so close-minded, so staggeringly wrong that we feel compelled to share it, simply so that all of you can join in the chorus of disapproval. Please tell us, dear readers, that this commenter is in the minority amongst you! This post on bisexuality [...]

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Where Can We Swing with Other Grownups (Minus the A-Holes)?

Monday, September 8, 2014

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image of Bruce Nauman light show via flickr We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Some days, we simply don’t have the time, and others — like today — we don’t have a clue. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to [...]

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