My mom and stepdad wanted me to be more manly. In Cub Scouts, I just wanted to make the troop cupcakes.
Musician Lebo M. attributes his personal success to the same reason he believes “The Lion King” story is so resonant: Even those who have been cast aside can triumph with enough heart.
Pediatrician Rachel Levine is the first openly transgender leader to gain Senate approval.
A hand brushed my crotch as the subway left the station.
WINNER: 2022 American Society of Journalists & Authors “The Arlenes: Articles That Make a Difference” Award.
Camille Tucker began work on a movie project about The Clark Sisters fifteen years ago. With the help of Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige and Missy Elliott, the movie is airing on Lifetime TV.
It’s been about a year since Mark’s death. In that time, my perspective on empathy has changed dramatically.
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When I came out, I rejected the church before it could reject me. But an unlikely friendship formed over cash-stuffed briefs showed me a new way to have faith.
Bob Smith, the first openly gay comic to appear on NBC’s The Tonight Show, died after a long struggle with ALS or “Lou Gehrig’s disease.”
WINNER: 2019 New York Press Association First Place Award for “Best Obituary”
Everyone has a change story. Here’s mine.