An Open Letter To YMCA Camp Jorn’s Board of Directors

Nestled in the woods of Manitowish Waters, WI exists a place I’ve always considered a home away from home. Camp Jorn holds a special place in my heart. I distinctly remember my first journey to the Northwoods. How it was the first time I’d ever been away from home for more than a few days. […]

An Open Letter to Tracy Morgan

Kamora Herrington, who leads the mentoring program for True Colors, a Hartford-based youth and family services organization for gay, lesbian and transgender teens, had this to say about the comedian’s anti-gay remarks: Dear Tracy, I woke up to your apology this morning and was disappointed. You apologized to your fans and the gay and lesbian […]

TNG TV: Chris Pureka Sings Out Against Queer Teen Suicide

I hope you enjoy this post, courtesy of Zack Rosen – www.TheNewGay.net Queer singer Chris Pureka performs her song “Cruel and Clumsy” as an addition to the It Gets Better project, which is meant to help queer teens through rough times. The lyrics are below. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doxrg3M2By4&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] You’ve been low, you’ve been thinking about the last […]

UIC Research Study On Domestic Abuse

Dr. Smith, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is conducting a research study on lesbian women who abuse their female partners. Her goal is to create interventions that will assist health care providers in working with abusers with violence prevention in mind. Dr. Smith is looking specifically for women in the […]