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A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and Mississippi

Amanda Watson

[NOTE: Amanda Watson, a queer mother with two children, came of age and started her family in Mississippi. This is her reflection on growing up in, coming out in, and ultimately leaving the Magnolia State.

Halloween: Our American LGBTQ holiday

Today Halloween is an LGBTQ extravaganza that rivals -- if not out-showcases -- Pride festivals. 

In the words of the lesbian poet and scholar Judy Grahn, Halloween is "the great gay holiday."

And this weekend of lavish costumed theatricality will attract everyone, but especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) revelers.

Why ‘coming out’ means more than being gay in tech

We created ProofPilot to make it possible for anyone to create a study online, on any topic.

Diversity in tech is something that everyone agrees that there needs to be more of — more women, more minorities, more perspective.

Diversity helps create better products and stronger organizations that help solve problems for a group of people that might have been underserved.

How does the City spend your money?

San Diego adds to its success by posting years of expenditure and revenue data.

San Diego – The City of San Diego today announced advancements to its budget-focused web app which will provide San Diegans unprecedented access to the City’s financial information.

Love and violence in black LGBTQ communities

Resources and services have to be made available to LGBTQ communities of color.

*the names are fictional and the couple described is a composite of numerous couples I counseled on inter-personal violence (IPV).

The Jills were the envy among us lesbian couples of African descent.

Governor signs California 'all-gender' restroom Bill

California’s AB 1732 takes effect March 1, 2017.

SacramentoCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown today signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1732, authored by Asm. Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and sponsored by Equality California, the Transgender Law Center and California National Organization of Women (NOW).