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September 7, 2018

This letter originally appeared in the American Scholar on September 4th, 2018.

Setting aside much of Sandra M. Gilbert’s problematic cover article in the summer issue, “In the Labyrinth of #MeToo”), I would like to focus on three paragraphs. In the middle of her piece,...

June 5, 2018

This article originally appeared on May 31, 2018 on Medium.

In a world in which no one is straight, and yet also in which everyone seems to be very straight, I give you permission this June to call yourself bisexual. You could also call yourself pansexual. Or fluid. Or...

April 25, 2018

This article originally appeared on April 25, 2018 in ReWire.News.

In early April, the LGBTQ publication Queerty ran a piece called “Why does bisexuality still make us so uncomfortable?” in which the author, Jeremy Helligar, describes the moment that a date told him he...

April 20, 2018

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post on April 13, 2018.

In a USA Today opinion column published Thursday, contributor James Bovard takes issue with a new study finding 36 percent of students at colleges and universities experienced food insecurity in...

April 17, 2018

This article originally appeared on ReWire.news on April 17, 2018.

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a federally administered survey that provides some of the most crucial data in the United States on the demographics of crime victims, including their s...

April 4, 2018

This article originally appeared in ReWire.news on April 4, 2018.

In early March, 12-year-old Andy Leach of Mississippi died by suicide.

The causes of death by suicide are never fully known. But there is evidence that he had been struggling at school after telling his pe...

September 27, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Advocate on September 27, 2016.

Despite making up more than half of the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population, bisexual people are often overlooked and invisible. Bisexual people are frequently assumed to be gay, lesbian, or heter...

April 5, 2016

This article appears in full in At the Intersections. Please visit the site for the full text and citations and to read more about the experiences of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and how to support their success.

The largest proportion of lesbian, gay, and bise...

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