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San Francisco

Top 10 Gay City Breaks

Whether you’re looking for a wild weekend or a romantic break, my top 10 gay city breaks shoud give you some great ideas for your next break. There are so many ‘must’ visit cities in the world, although some from outside the UK are not exactly weekend destinations. Here are my top 10 gay city breaks for you to choose …

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John Barrowman

Top 10 Gay Actors

When I though about a top 10 gay actors list, the obvious actors stood out. Here I look at some of the sexiest, funniest and well known gay actors to date. Not necessarily in the biggest grossing films or even in movies at all, why not browse my list and see what you think! 10. Rock Hudson Born: 17th November …

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Family Matters

Coming Out Stories: Family Matters

Coming out to my family was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I just broke down and cried, sparked off by something entirely different. I wrote a letter saying that I had started hormone treatment and wanted to become a woman. Mum came into my room to see what was wrong, and said that she had known about the cross …

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Homophobia Kills!

Internalized Homophobia

In my last article, I discussed responses to homophobia. For example I described incidents where I had been victimized by gays and lesbians as a result of their transphobia, and how I deal with the anger by discussing those feelings with others. Notably, I had reached a point where I was tired of the anger. Rather than being angry at …

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Homophobia Kills!

External Homophobia

Are men and women with gender issues required to deal with those issues effecting gays and lesbians? Yes, absolutely. There are many issues existing that effect both transgender persons and gays and lesbians. The most insidious and device of which is homophobia. Homophobia is an irrational fear or dislike of gays and lesbians. Moreover, it is an intense misunderstanding of …

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Supporting Your Child Who is Coming Out

Supporting Your Child Who is Coming Out

Coming Out: The process through which LGBTQ people recognize and acknowledge their non-heterosexual orientation and integrate this understanding into their personal and social lives. The act of disclosing this orientation or identity to others. Coming out is a challenging process, no matter the age of the person doing it. That said, coming out as a youth can be particularly challenging …

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Talking to Children and Youth About Homophobia and Transphobia

Talking to Children and Youth About Homophobia and Transphobia

Talking to children and youth about homophobia, biphobia and transphobia Discussing issues like homophobia, transphobia and biphobia with children and youth can provide them with important tools for understanding and resisting the strong influence these phobias have within school culture and society at large. It’s common for children to encounter and learn homophobia, transphobia and biphobia very early in their …

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Connecting with Local LGBTQ Families

Connecting with Local LGBTQ Families

These tips were written with the hope that they will assist you in connecting with a network of supportive LGBTQ families within your local community, offering more opportunities for you and your children to feel supported both in and out of school. In light of this, each of these suggestions involves a variable amount of risk on your part. Navigating …

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Facial Feminization Surgery Techniques

Facial Feminization Surgery Techniques

Here are a lot of surgical techniques available to feminise a masculine face but not all surgeons use the same techniques to achieve the same results. Here is a rough overview of the main procedures. Hairline There are two options for reshaping and bringing forward masculine hairlines. 1: Scalp advance In a scalp advance an incision is made along the …

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How to Talk to Your Bisexual Boyfriend

How to Talk to Your Bisexual Boyfriend

So you’ve just found out your boyfriend is bisexual. Now what? Well that really depends on the matter you discovered his bisexuality. If he came out to candidly he probably needs a hug and a bit of moral support. If you caught him in bed with another guy (or a girl if you’re coming at this from the gay angle), …

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