GLBT Professionals have a lot of considerations in today's ever changing workforce.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Professionals have a lot of considerations in today's ever changing workforce. Decisions vary depending on whether you are out in your personal life and/or professional life. They can also vary depending on the industry within which you work. The following 3 Reflection Questions can serve as a stepping off point for GLBT professionals facing these sometimes daunting challenges.
If you recently opened up about being gay, you might wonder, 'What's next?' Rick Clemons can help.
Now, if you're scratching your head and wondering, 'Why write about National Coming Out Day now?,' it's to make a point: There's life after coming out, just like there was life before coming out, and life during the moment you uttered the words, "I'm gay."
Sheena Monnin turns in her tiara over pageant organization's admittance of transgender contestants.
The Miss USA pageant representative from Pennsylvania resigned her crown claiming the contest is rigged, but according to organizers the beauty queen was upset over the decision to allow transgender contestants to enter.
While it's hard to put a number on the prevalence of transsexuality in America, one thing is clear, transsexuals have been around since early history. From the Greek godess Venus Castina who sympathised females locked in male bodies, to Chaz Bono's much publicized transition from woman to man. Transsexuality is an integral part of human sexuality. Chaz Bono Speaks Out On Sex Change
In honor of National Coming Out Day, we're admiring the famous stars who took that brave step.
Today, October 11, is National Coming Out Day. It's a day that should be celebrated by everyone: gay, straight, lesbian, transgender or bisexual. It's a celebration of people being honest with themselves and the people who care about them—a very honorable thing. The following 9 celebrities announced their sexual orientation the best way they knew how, and they all admit it was the best decision they've ever made. Hopefully, their experiences will inspire others today to come out from hiding. If they could do it, so can you.
Cracking the code of relationships as it pertains to you & yours by focusing on your needs and wants
Most of the relationship articles out there tend to be for heterosexual couples. I use part intuition and part knowledge on relationship dynamics to translate, adapt, and figure out what works best for you if you don't identify with or find yourself in traditional relationships. How and where you define yourself on the Kinsey spectrum scale of heterosexual to homosexual only matters when it masquerades the real you--and the complexity of human relationships. What really matters is understanding how and what to do to have long-lasting quality relationships.
"Dancing With The Stars" banned same-sex partner dances -- but included Chaz Bono in the cast.
It's time to break out those dancing shoes again! The TV world is all abuzz with the upcoming premiere of the celebrity dance competition on Sept. 19, and especially with the announcement of the Season 13 cast this past Monday, ABC and Dancing With The Stars made history by casting Chaz Bono, its first transgendered contestant.
A new J.Crew ad showing a mom painting her son's toenails pink has caused a stir. What do you think?
"Lucky for me, I ended up with a boy whose favorite color is pink. Toenail painting is way more fun in neon." That's the quote, accompanied by a photo of J.Crew's creative director, Jenna Lyons, applying pink polish to 5-year-old son Beckett's toenails, that's caused a firestorm of cultural controversy and had critics crying "transgendered child propaganda." We're pretty sure the minds behind the catalog ad thought the toenail painting was just a cute mother-son activity to highlight on their "Saturday with Jenna" page. Prominent conservatives thought otherwise.