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As I write this column, my partner has been a recent victim of homophobic slurs in her work place. As well, there is a furor in the media over recent tragic suicides by young gay teens. Homophobia has reared its ugly head into our lives once again. Read more

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The whole idea of what is "natural" or "as nature intended" is an argument often used to oppose homosexuality. Even good, well-meaning people will say things like, "I don't mind gay people, but really, it just isn't natural." I do understand this wa Read more

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Gay Pride is an annual event that happens in cities across the world, usually in the month of June. It celebrates, as its name evokes, pride in being queer. Read more

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In the queer community, gays and lesbians fall along a spectrum that makes them "identifiable" as a gay person. Lesbians can be anything from very feminine to extremely masculine, as can gay men. Very effeminate gay men are flamers and really mascul Read more

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I recently wrote a column about "late blooming" where people realize their orientation often after being in heterosexual relationships. The other side of late blooming is the straight spouse who can also be involved in the "coming out" process of Read more

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I recently attended the Gay and Lesbian Alliance AGM. It was the first meeting in a year. The turnout was really promising and a new board was formed made up of 11 enthusiastic people, the majority of which are male. Read more

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In the GLBTQ community, a "late bloomer" refers to individuals who come out later in life. They have often had heterosexual relationships, sometimes long-term, but have come to accept their true reality and have made the decision to embrace it. Some Read more

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