Pride: A History and Beyond

Imagine this: It’s a warm summer day, and you’re just walking down the street sucking on the icy exterior of a watered-down popsicle when somebody walks past you. They smell incredible and have grace in their strut. You turn back to see who it is but don’t dwell much on Continue Reading

Covid Complications: Healthcare For LGBTQIA+

The Covid crisis has undoubtedly wreaked havoc amongst people across all boundaries, geographical and social. However, as we gradually find our feet in the new normal, the struggles of the LGBTQIA+ community to navigate this pandemic have been sadly ignored by mainstream media. As a result, adding to inequity in Continue Reading

Trans Exclusion In Sports

The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind, and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity, and fair play.

– Point 4, Fundamental Principles of Olympism

In 1973, Billie Continue Reading

Summer Of Love

Dear Delilah

Yesterday, I was toiling around my terrace and listening to the Presley songs you adore so much. I was waiting for you to climb up my terrace stairs and call out my name.

My mother disrupted my dream sequence, and complained that I was moping around as though … Continue Reading

LGBTQIA And Healthcare: We Need To Talk

Health care has always been an integral part of society. The policies and infrastructure regarding health care impact the country’s population tremendously. As our nation grows, so do our responsibilities. Despite it being complicated to implement, health care is a basic amenity in which everyone should be treated justly. A Continue Reading

The Gay Community: Begone, Archaic Myths

 

Right down from the labeling of AIDS as GRID, or Gay-Related Immune Deficiency, this community has historically faced rampant discrimination and stereotyping at the hands of their own family, friends, employers, healthcare providers, and government.

“Many LGBT people are too shy to go to health centers to get services Continue Reading

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