Queer and Present: This Week’s News – Some Good, Some Not

March 9, 2016 in inQueery

Around the nation, this week’s news items present an image of mixed success for LGBTQ issues.

LGBTQ Tumblrs You Should Be Following

March 2, 2016 in inQueery

Tumblr might not be your primary social media platform, but there are plenty of great queer feeds and communities to watch.

Queer and Present: Where Clubs are Controversial

February 29, 2016 in inQueery

Two students at a rural Tennessee high school started a GSA at their school and ignited a storm of bigotry and bullying.

Embracing the Outliers

February 24, 2016 in inQueery

Do you ever feel out of place, even in LGBTQIA communities? Reilly discusses how we can better integrate the nuances of our members’ identities.

Queer and Present: Dance Revolution, Athens GA, 1972

February 22, 2016 in inQueery

In 1972, University of GA students got together and put on a queer dance for the community. Do you remember the first time you attended a queer event?

Social Justice #forEVERYgirl and More

February 17, 2016 in inQueery

Plenty of reasons to love your favorite seasonal cookies – and the organization behind them.

7 Misconceptions About Asexuality

February 10, 2016 in inQueery

We’re always looking to promote awareness for some of the lesser-known groups on the LGBTQ spectrum. This week, Reilly helps to clear up some common misunderstandings about asexuality.

Queer & Present: Georgia on My Mind

February 1, 2016 in inQueery

Georgia has changed since Civil Rights struggle days. Has it changed enough?

“That’s What the Gay Guy Said”

January 27, 2016 in Featured Article, inQueery

InQueery Contributor, Carter Serrett, shares personal reflections on parenting in this amusing anecdote.

Feature Artist: Saya Leist

December 23, 2015 in inQueery

Saya Leist, a guest illustrator at InQueery, showcases some of her work.

How to Thrive This Holiday Season: Making Time for Yourself (Pt. 2)

December 9, 2015 in inQueery

Lauren is back with five ways to give yourself a break this holiday – read more on her tips for self-care.

Women Coming out of Straight Marriage

December 2, 2015 in inQueery

Coming out has enough strains, stress and fear to be overly taxing for any person embarking on a journey to bring their true, authentic self into the world. Being in a straight marriage, sometimes with kids, sometimes with a hostile partner and family, increases that stress exponentially.

How to Thrive This Holiday Season: Tips for Approaching Social Gatherings (Pt. 1)

November 25, 2015 in inQueery

Lauren offers a two-part post on managing stress during the holidays. This week, read some tips on dealing with gatherings and family members – events that can be particularly fraught for LGBTQ people.

Queer & Present: Salt Lake City Quietly Elects LGBT Mayor

November 23, 2015 in inQueery

Salt Lake City, in a state that’s known more for its conservative LDS population than its LGBT communities, just elected an out lesbian mayor, Jackie Biskupski.

I Am Not “A”

November 18, 2015 in inQueery

With a new episode of Pretty Little Liars airing next week, Dana shares his frustrations with the writers’ choice of a trans villain.

Queer & Present: Taking Action to Stop Gun Violence in Oakland

November 16, 2015 in inQueery

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland mayor and local queer figure, is leading the charge against gun violence in the East Bay.

A Thrice Told Tale (Part 2)

November 11, 2015 in inQueery

The second half of Beckie’s story, this week’s post describes her third coming out and her work with Bay Area LGBTQ senior citizens.

Queer and Present: Making Our Lives Count

November 9, 2015 in inQueery

On October 7, Governor Brown signed signed the LGBT Disparities Reduc­tion Act that requires some state agen­cies to collect voluntary self-reported demographic information on sexual orientation and gender identity. David Chiu (shown below), the sponsor and main driver of the bill, told the San Francisco Bay Times, After years of being left out of statewide demo­graphic data, LGBT individuals will now be able to share their experiences to provide much-needed data to understand, and ultimately re…

A Thrice Told Tale (Part 1)

November 4, 2015 in inQueery

Sharing stories is a very human endeavor; they are part of our culture and help us understand our place in it. Beckie’s three coming out experiences reflect a lifetime of resilience and her drive to help others -read her narrative in this two-part series.

Queer & Present: The Case that Just Might End LGBTQ Discrimination at Work

November 2, 2015 in inQueery

David Baldwin is suing the FAA for employment discrimination in Federal Court, alleging that existing anti-discrimination law covers LGBT folk. This is an extremely important case that may create a national precedent.

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