Here’s What Went Down at the 6th Annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays

On Saturday night, the True Colors Fund, our parent organization, hosted the sixth annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays show to benefit our work to end lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth homelessness. The night featured … Read More

HIV Diagnoses in NYC Hit Record Low

Today is World AIDS Day, a day to commemorate those whose lives were taken due to AIDS and to support those living with HIV today. It’s a time to look back and remember, but also to look forward to the … Read More

X-Men’s Iceman is Gay – And He’s Finally Getting His Own Series

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Picture this: You’re going about your usual business when suddenly you run into a younger version of yourself – a time-traveler from the past. You hit it off (naturally) and over time, your younger self helps you come to terms with your … Read More

Introducing a Brand New Way to Show You Give A Damn

If you’re anything like us, you know that just talking about change can feel frustrating. So, because talk is cheap, we’re giving you a brand new way to take action for the things you give a damn about. It’s the brand … Read More

Are These the 8 Best LGBT Shows on Television?

PinkNews has published its list of “8 of the Best LGBT Shows on Television Today.” Let me begin by saying that I realize it’s what PinkNews considers “8 of the best,” not “the 8 best” LGBT shows on TV. But, … Read More

If I Was a Rich Girl – Aspirations of an Independent Woman

My legs long like spiders emerge from a black rolls royce revealing satin canary yellow Manolo Blahniks that crunch against the pavement. My cobalt blue ostrich feather jacket dancing in the wind. Sixteen steps from the car to the doorman … Read More

My Dancing Dad: Growing Up With a Dad Who’s “Different”

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Growing up, I always knew my dad was different, but it took me many years to figure out exactly how he was different from all the other dads. I grew up in a small town of about 3,000 people, in … Read More

The Mother’s Day I Became A Gender-Creative Kid’s Champion

When the holiday just for moms rolls around, I can’t help but think back to my first one in 1990. Harry was just six weeks old. Their* dad and I tucked them into a red baby carriage and walked pathways … Read More

The (Genderqueer) Kid I Never Expected

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The first time I saw my only child Harry was a quarter century ago when the surgical nurses who assisted the doctor perform what I call my triple E-section held him out for me to see. “Whose baby is that?!” … Read More