Tag: LGBTQ

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July 9, 2016

For many, the cycling class-phenom SoulCycle is more than a way to burn calories. It fosters the experiences we used to find only within the walls of a church: collective identity, safety, and spiritual catharsis.

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June 21, 2016

In the wake of tragedy, how do we respond with resilience? How do we continue to love across boundaries?

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June 3, 2016

For Courtney Martin feminism is a living, breathing thing. But in an age of gloss and soundbites, how can the movement remain inclusive and sustain its influence?

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May 22, 2016

Our culture celebrates masculine gruffness and aggression. But what about masculine affection? In the poetry of Emily Dickinson, a devotee finds strength to love freely, and a new kind of masculinity.

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December 12, 2015

Familiar items are strangely comforting throughout life, much less in difficult times. A gay man discovers himself through his ongoing relationship with a Renoir painting.

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September 10, 2015

For World Suicide Prevention Day, a story of a son’s loss of his father by suicide. The writer Eric Marcus talks about family silence, learning to share his story, and discovering compassion for his father and healing for himself.

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February 8, 2015

Last week, in a somewhat surprising move, the LDS Church issued a statement seeking to do more to recognize and respect LGBT people and families. In this smart essay, David Blankenhorn sees this announcement as a good, “morally right” step, despite objections from those pulling from the Culture War Handbook.

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June 28, 2014

As part of the Your Audio Selfie project, the founder of I’m From Driftwood on how collecting LGBTQ stories has changed him.