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homophobia  // Posts tagged as "homophobia"

13 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 1 comment

Troubled Teens, Then and Now

Troubled Teens, Then and Now

FROM THE ARCHIVES: National Coming Out Day is over this year, but homophobia is still ongoing. This week a 13-year-old kid hung himself in the schoolyard at the same middle school that I attended. I remember my days in 8th grade there and how I desperately tried to pretend that I was NOT achingly in […]

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11 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers | 7 comments

Let Brandon Break Your Heart Open

Let Brandon Break Your Heart Open

My wife comes out of the shower with tears in her eyes.  “He’ll never know what it feels like to love, he never got the chance” I open my arms so she can curl into me and I hold her. This morning, over coffee, we read about Brandon Bitner’s funeral. The 14-year-old high school freshman […]

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18 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 5 comments

Troubled Teens – Then and Now

Troubled Teens – Then and Now

National Coming Out Day is over this year, but homophobia is still ongoing. This week a 13-year-old kid hung himself in the schoolyard at the same middle school that I attended. I remember my days in 8th grade there and how I desperately tried to pretend that I was NOT achingly in love with my […]

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24 Sep Posted by in • Margie Adam | 1 comment

Lesbian: Going All the Way – Part 2

Lesbian: Going All the Way – Part 2

When I came out in the sixties, “coming out” meant reinventing the world. It meant blowing a hole in the constricting walls of homophobia in my personal life, in my culture and in American politics by living out my woman-loving ways each day. It meant clearing a new and shining path in the world with […]

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