Read or Submit Your LGBTQ and Sexual Diversity Stories

A place for LGBTQ people to read, or submit their own, personal stories of coming out and/or acceptance for others to read.

The LGBTQ community is an integral part of the fabric of today's society. Some people are out and involved and some are out and not as involved. Meanwhile, others are living a life of anonymity. Below you can read various personal stories, or you can submit your own LGBTQ story

LGBTQ Stories

Transgender TV Characters Have Power to Shape Attitudes


Sexism in Sexual Assault Study - This Time Men Are The Target


IVF Delivery Rates Affected by Age of Male Partner



The original rainbow flag, called the Freedom Flag, was devised by Gilbert Baker in 1978. The design has undergone several revisions since its debut with 8 colored stripes, and today the most common variant consists of 6 stripes: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.

Original rainbow flag showing meaning of the 8 colors.
Picture of Gilbert Baker's original Freedom Flag showing the meaning of the 8 colors.

LGBT Awareness & Events
List of important LGBT awareness dates and coming sexual diversity events.


Transgender Reporting Guide
Guide for reporters and others when writing on transgender and LGBT community.
Sexuality Definitions
List of definitions and glossary of sexual terms, abbreviations and their meanings.

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