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Coming Out Again (and Again and Again)

2 months ago

[Image source] The other night, I was in a cab on the way to meet some friends at the corner of 10th and Piedmont in Atlanta. 10th and Piedmont is also known colloquially as “the corner of gay and gay,”…

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Getting Over Shame, Moving Toward Pride

2 months ago

[Photo: Guest writer Lia with her mother and baby brother around the time she had “come out”] I was only 4 years old when I came out to my mom, but I remember it vividly. It was weeknight bath time. My…

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Mayim’s Vegan Cheesecake…Just in Time for Shavuot!

3 months ago

[Image source] Tonight (Tuesday) starts the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which commemorates the Jewish people getting the Torah – the Five Books of Moses that are the written law for Jews – at Mount Sinai. (We will suspend posts until…

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On a Scavenger Hunt, Finding Myself

3 months ago

[Photo: A participant submitting a wedding ring for the hunt] I recently experienced something that made my soul sing and restored my faith in humanity. Over the past ten years, I went from working over 40 hours a week in a…