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Suicide

Over the last few years, as I've developed the Silent Gays project, I've observed something very disturbing. People put forward many ideas about why young guys, in particular, commit suicide. This article is powerful and points to one of…

LGBT vs The Church

I engage with Christians every day who wrestle with scripture, trying to justify being LGBT with their faith. I'm constantly confronted by traditional and fundamentalist Christians as well as many from the "grace" movements, convinced that…

Masculine vs feminine

One of the most confusing and misunderstood areas about sexuality and gender are the core concepts of masculinity and femininity. Even amongst LGBT people there is often confusion! The general stereotype says you are either an effeminate…

Male or female brains?

You may have read that having a male brain will earn you more money. Or maybe that female brains are better at multitasking. But there is no such thing as a female or male brain, according to the first search for sex differences across the entire…

Being Gay, Living Silent!

I'm proud to announce the publishing of a new booklet for the LGBT and religious community. For too many LGBT people in religion, they are literally "being gay, living silent". For many, education is the first step to freedom: education on…

Being a "man"

There's so much around these days about what it means to be a man. There's this image of the prefect man, who creates an environment for women to become perfectly "whole", kids to become perfectly fulfilled and for society in general, to…

Masculinity Is Killing Men

This is a fascinating article, although not specifically LGBT, that highlights the massive issues of gender stereotypes. We are all familiar with "femininity" being challenged, and rightly so, but the subject of masculinity is still mainly…