Why are LGBTI rights important? Everyone should be able to feel proud of who they are and who they love. We all have the right to express ourselves freely. Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (which set out for the first time the rights we’re all entitled to) protects everyone’s right to express…

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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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Every gay and lesbian person who has been lucky enough to survive the turmoil of growing up is a survivor. Survivors always have an obligation to those who will face the same challenges. ¬writer/actor Bob Paris 0

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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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An open letter to parents of LGBT children   Following a testimony of a young lad, I have decided to write this article to all parents worldwide.   I was on a visit to Australia and was watching tv when a youngster came forward and related how his parents had chased him out of the…

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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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In many cultures, being anything other than heterosexual is looked down on because it goes against their morals. The traditionalist approach to life has narrowed down their vision, and they are unable to accept people who are different. That is the same case for identities other than sexuality, such as race or ethnicity. Rainbow Fellowship…

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