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Risk of Substance Misuse Among LGBT Persons Compared to Heterosexuals

By Jesse Dooley, University of Rhode Island

In 2009 approximately 23.5 million Americans 12 and older needed treatment for substance abuse (“Drugfacts-Treatment Statistics,” 2011). Seven percent of those were between 12 and 17 years of age, and nearly 30 percent were between 20 and 29. 3,379 more words


Silence is not Golden...Anymore!

“Nebuchadnezzar answered and said, “ Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, who has sent His angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, and set aside the king’s command, and yielded up their bodies rather than serve and worship any god accept their own God.” 573 more words

My life as a Gay Man, so far.

 I only came out as gay about three years ago, and I never had any sexual experience with a man until my late forties. I’ve been married to a woman for most of my life and, despite knowing from childhood that I was attracted to men, I never did anything about it until the last year of my marriage. 1,179 more words


Ten Years Later: A Chat with Beatrice 

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Beatrice Ten Years Later

I thought it might be fun and interesting to interview Beatrice ten years after the story ended. 2,285 more words

Bumbling Bea

First They Came...by Pastor Martin Niemoller

First They Came

Pastor Martin Niemoller

First they came for the Communists

And I did not speak out

Because I was not a Communist

Then they came for the Socialists… 67 more words

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© Chuck Duboff:      I am asked why I keep talking, writing about issues like racism, tolerance, human rights...when racism ends, when human rights for all is not questioned, when tolerance is our way of life...then I will stop...until then...ask yourself why, in 2016, racism still permeates society.


Yiannopoulos … Milo Yiannopoulos. The James Bond of irreverence recently caused the emotional cripples called Democrats to clutch their pearls when he made the obvious point covered in the title of this post. 245 more words


...But What About Straight People?

Lately in order to flex my muscles in this brain of mine. I have been posting live feed videos on LGBTQ topics on Facebook every Monday sometime between 4pm and 5pm.   476 more words