Category: EQUALITY

When Does Gender Sensitivity Stop Being Fun: My Beef Against Political Correctness

Gender Sensitivity is the belief that people of all genders should be treated with respect. This includes respecting people’s pronouns (the words they use to describe themselves, such as he/him, she/her or they/them), their chosen name and their preferred gender pronoun. It also means using language that is inclusive...

How Online Campaigns Effectively Raise Awareness in Social Movements [#metoo, #blm and ]

It’s 2017 and the Big Picture of activism certainly is not what it used to be a few years ago. With technology advancing every day, we have passed in a new era: that of social media activism, hashtag activism, or “hashtivism”. It is much easier today than it once...

Cottaging

In the age of Grindr and Scruff, there may be people in the gay community who have not yet heard the terms cottaging or cruising, especially young members who haven’t encountered the necessity of meeting strangers for sex in public bathrooms or parks. As LGBT people, still fighting for...

Gay for the Stay

HIV/AIDS Infection: Why Prison Romances Are Helping to Fuel the AIDS Pandemic There is a lot of blame to go around for the AIDS epidemic. Some of the explanations are so outlandish as to fall within the realms of conspiracy theories. Others are more practical and based on empirical...

Too Many Lovers

When Are You Officially a Gay Whore? The dating scene in the LGBT world is complicated to say the least. The idea that you can be in monogamous relationship for the rest of your life can be daunting, but it is not unheard of. Unfortunately; gay people have for...