The rain is peaceful, the door is open and the glass is full. My Monday is in the books and I have a reason to relax. I’m scrolling through social media, stupidly, and come across a title that says “Legislation repudiates Supreme Court ruling on marriage.” At first I think, “Fools, you can’t block federal… Read More On Marriage
He has given me the inspiration to fight for my rights in the coming years; for both myself and the rest of my community. He has given me the validation that I am a person just as equal as any American citizen. He has made me feel heard, respected and equal. has given me the confidence to bring about change on my own.
He did what a President was supposed to do: he encouraged me to be my best self, to make sure my voice was heard and to make sure I challenged the bonds that were restricting my community. He gave me hope that my life could be great and worth living, and for that I am eternally grateful.
“Why don’t you just wait and see?” has become the conservative and pro-Trump motto since he won the election several weeks ago. I’ve heard and read it over and over again, and each time it makes me think the same thing: Every person who saying this to a member of the LGBTQ community, a minority,… Read More Telling people to “wait and see” about Trump highlights your own ignorance about the fight for LGBTQ, minority and gender equality
For those of you confused or intrigued by the title, please let me clarify: I respect the right of every American citizen to support any political candidate they so choose. That right is one of the foundations of our country and, objectively speaking, I will always support that ideal. However, just because I respect the… Read More I respect the right for people to support Trump, but not those that actually do
The LGBTQ community is no stranger to fighting for equality in mainstream society; it has been an on-going battle for decades. For those of us who are a part of this continuous march, it can sometimes be easy to forget that there are other minority groups which have struggled, and continued to struggle, simply because… Read More Why #BlackLivesMatter is important for LGBTQ Community
In the past year, the LGBTQ community has been able to take some amazing steps towards overall equality; however, with these steps have come several hurdles, and in some cases, steps back. House Bill 2, Orlando and more show how much further we still have to go and how much work still needs to be… Read More Out Loud: Serving the LGBTQ community and how to be a part of it
Out Loud was created to give those in the LGBTQ community a chance to express themselves in any way, shape, or form. Oftentimes, the LGBTQ community is overlooked by mainstream media, aside from when major events occur. While there are several news outlets which have LGBTQ friendly sections, they are typically staffed by a few… Read More Welcome to Out Loud!