This flag is used to symbolize the overall LGBTQ community. Many organizations and businesses use this flag as a symbol to show that their establishment is a safe space for everyone in the community. CNN reports that this flag was created by Gilbert Baker in 1978 after he was commissioned by Harvey Milk who was…

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  What is Pride Day? On a hot summer’s night in  New York on June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in Greenwich Village, which resulted in bar patrons, staff, and neighborhood residents rioting onto Christopher Street outside. Among the many leaders of the riots was black, trans, bisexual woman, Marsha…

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INTRODUCTION: STIs (Sexually transmitted infections) are a category of infectious diseases, whose main mode of transmission consists of intimate sexual activity involving moist mucosal membranes of the penis, vulva, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, mouth, and pharynx, and their surfaces adjacent to their skin. A variety of infections, including syphilis, gonorrhea, human virus immunodeficiency (HIV), herpes…

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Conversion therapy also known as reparative therapy is a process to change the sexual orientation of an individual. The process includes counseling by a psychologist and spiritual intervention to change the sexual orientation of an individual. Conversion therapy is based on the belief that sexual orientation and expression of sexuality is a voluntary and conscious…

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Transmissions of Sexually Transmissible Diseases & Infections to your sexual partner is a crime!! Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) have been rising in the LGBT community, with an increase in syphilis infected individuals seen across the country. In the year 2014, gay dating accounted for 83% of primary as well as secondary syphilis cases. STDs, including chlamydia…

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          Pride Parade is an event celebrated by the members of our community including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, and queer (L.G.T.Q). The pride parades are also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals. At Rainbow Fellowship we believe that pride parade is an exercise of the right guaranteed by human rights instruments…

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While the state of the world for those in the LGBT community has improved greatly compared to the past, it is evident that there remains a problematic amount of discrimination occurring worldwide. Prejudice against gay dating, lackluster LGBT support, queer discrimination and more wreak havoc on LGBT individuals’ mental health every day, causing low self-esteem,…

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Tips for Successful Same-Sex Dating Finding the right romantic partner is a difficult journey for everyone, especially for people who have no role model of a healthy, and loving relationship. Historically, romantic relationship between the heterosexual couple has been in the limelight in literature, films and other forms of arts. However, the romantic relationships between…

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Anal sex is an act in which two people have sexual intercourse through the anal cavity. Though equally popular in heterosexual and lesbian couples, anal sex is commonly associated with gay couples. The assumptions seem logical because “naturally,” the anus is the only way that can be used in gay couples for sexual intercourse. But…

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