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Screaming Out of the Closet

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“Would the twink in the corner demanding an umbrella in his flirtini have grown out of his conceptually feminine behaviours by the age of ten if he’d been taught the words to Gloria Gaynor’s I Am What I Am instead of Jack and Jill when he was four?  Does it […]

The Foundation of Ben Cohen

“It is time we stand up for what is right and support people who are being harmed. Every person on this planet has a right to be true to themselves, to love and be loved, and to be happy”. Barry Church-Woods Over 53,000 people currently follow LGBTicons by subscribing for […]

Screaming Out of the Closet

“Would the twink in the corner demanding an umbrella in his flirtini have grown out of his conceptually feminine behaviours by the age of ten if he’d been taught the words to Gloria Gaynor’s I Am What I Am instead of Jack and Jill when he was four?  Does it […]

Coming Out

Barry Church-Woods I was one of the lucky ones.  I grew up in  household where we were taught to worry about who people chose to hate, not love.  As such, coming out was a major non-event for me.  I knew my parents would continue to love me, and protect me […]

Football Star Robbie Rogers Comes Out

“Try convincing yourself that your creator has the most wonderful purpose for you even though you were taught differently”. Robbie Rogers My whole life I have felt different, different from my peers, even different from my family. In today’s society being different makes you brave. To overcome your fears you […]

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