Sexual Orientation

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April 27, 2017

Bill Nye used ice cream to explain sexuality — and conservatives are having a fit

Vanilla ice cream needs to learn a thing or two.

Dec. 28, 2016

Watch George Michael's candid response to Oprah's question about his sexuality in 2004

"I'm not really interested in selling records to people who are homophobic."
June 15, 2016

In the Wake of the Orlando Massacre, Mara Wilson Talks Candidly About Her Own Sexuality

Wilson said, "The LGBTQ community has always felt like home."
June 10, 2016

Here's Why American Apparel's Pride Totes Are Drawing Facepalms

The tote bag is part of American Apparel's "Legalize Gay" clothing line.
June 8, 2016

This Is What Happens When You Ban Straight White Men From a Conference on Equality

A union in the UK is barring straight, able-bodied, white men from its annual equality conference.

June 1, 2016

Show This Video to Anyone Who Says Bisexuality Isn’t a Thing

"Are you going to tell me that you like both vanilla and chocolate ice cream?"
Feb. 28, 2016

Everyone Is Confusing This Word With a Sexual Orientation

You might be a sapiosexual without even knowing it. Or not.
Dec. 23, 2015

2015 Was the Year People Decided to Give No Fucks About Sexual Labels

2015 was the year of embracing the "I'm not into labels" label.
Nov. 5, 2015

This Study Just Revealed Something Surprising About Female Sexuality 

Think you're 100% straight? New research says think again.
Oct. 6, 2015

The Kinsey Scale Is Dead — Here's What's Taking Its Place

Are you an F6 or a B1?
Sept. 23, 2015

These Tweets Are Shutting Down Harmful Myths About Bisexuality

"I'm not your golden ticket to a threesome."
July 16, 2015

This One Statistic Proves that We No Longer Care About Sexual Orientation

Real love doesn't need labels.
Oct. 2, 2014

11 Things Christians Should Stop Saying to LGBT People Right Now

"Love the sinner, hate the sin."
Aug. 28, 2014
April 22, 2014

13 Lies We Have to Stop Telling About Bisexuals

We're in the year 2014, lets start acting like it.
Feb. 18, 2014

These Are the Genes That Help Decide if You're Gay or Straight

What chromosome Xq28 says about you.
Feb. 3, 2014

Woman Describes Fight With Father, Who's Offering Men Millions to Turn Her Straight

Prominent Hong Kong businesswoman Gigi Chao talks to PolicyMic about her battle for LGBT rights in Hong Kong.

Nov. 25, 2013
Nov. 13, 2013

Business Owners Love Gay Rights, So Why Aren't Republicans Listening?

Conservatives are complaining that ENDA is bad for business, but never bothered to ask actual business owners what they think.
Oct. 11, 2013

You'll Never Guess Which State is 'Most-Improved' on LGBT Rights

Delaware may seem like it was a shoo-in for same-sex marriage, but it actually experienced many ups and downs on the road to legalization.
Oct. 11, 2013

National Coming Out Day 2013: 5 Companies We Should Celebrate For 'Coming Out'

While the National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11, companies are taking part in promoting LGBT issues.
Aug. 15, 2013

Bradley Manning Transgender: Media Should Be Ashamed Of Its Coverage

Bradley Manning apologized for leaking confidential information regarding the Iraq war. But the way the media is covering it is bad news for LGBT people everywhere.

July 31, 2013

The Biggest Myths About Porn Finally Exposed

Don't feel like your life even starts to compare to porn? Chances are, you're not alone.
July 5, 2013

National Gay Blood Drive: Why is the FDA Treating LGBT People Like Second-Class Citizens?

Declaration of Independence states all are created equal, and every citizen have the liberties and freedom to pursue happiness. Is this true when gay and bisexual men can't even donate blood?
June 20, 2013

Exodus International: "Ex-Gay" Organization Has Seen the Light and Closed Its Doors

When a person or group of people who have done wrong truly see the error in their ways and make a sincere and heartfelt apology, it is cause for acknowledgment.
June 20, 2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage: Will It Change the Stigmas Surrounding Gay Rights in the U.S.?

After Danielle Powell was expelled for her sexual orientation, it's time for this nation to recognize the rights of all people, gay, straight or otherwise.