Inclusivity is a must. Stand up now!

The LGBT community is not a monolith. There are many different LGBT people. However, LGBT rights have been in the news recently because of challenges to our fundamental rights as LGBT people. Inclusivity requires us to work together. The convention of states movement has been gaining steam, and it’s time for us to stand up for … Read More

Gay Discrimination is rainbow appropriation

In a medical setting, it is often difficult for Gay people to feel safe and comfortable. Gay discrimination from professionals stigmatizes us in these settings due to fear based on the misconception that Gay sex equals HIV transmission. ManyGay men face verbal abuse from healthcare providers and physical assault from other patients who share these … Read More

LGBT Pronouns: A guide and why they matter

The LGBTQ+ community faces many struggles, and one of the most pressing is how to refer to someone who identifies as something other than male or female. LGBT pronouns make people feel welcome so we should use them correctly. The first thing we need to do is understand why pronouns are important. To respect someone’s gender … Read More