The Erasure of Bisexuality in the Media

By James MacDonald There is a recurring gag in the satirical British cop show A Touch of Cloth, in which inspector Anne Oldman is forced to repeatedly remind her partner, Jack Cloth, that she is bisexual, not gay. The following is a typical exchange between the characters: Jack: So you’re gay? Anne: Bi, Jack. Jack:…

How Traveling Changed My Life

By Vegard Haugen I can only speak for myself, but I have met many other travelers who also confirm that traveling has a huge impact on one’s personality.  I know that I changed a lot during the year I hitchhiked from Norway to Morocco and back.  It was a gradual change in perception, priorities and…

The Proverbial Lesbian Closet

By Aleshia Hutchison I stepped out of the proverbial gay and lesbian closet eleven years ago, not just to friends and family, but also to myself.  Like every other little gay boy and lesbian girl, I knew for a long time I was different from my friends, I just couldn’t quite put my finger on…

Sometimes Divorce is the Right Answer!

By Vesna Barzut For the majority of people, divorce represents one of the greatest personal defeats.  Undoubtedly, divorce is a great source of stress not only for ex-spouses but also for others in their environment.  Nevertheless, as a personal crisis, divorce can also result in personal growth and improvement of one’s quality of life. The…

Why Do We Not Teach Psychology in 1st Grade?

By B. Bradley I wonder how many of us, if we could go back in time and be offered some ‘psychology’ courses, would opt to take them starting in 1st grade, knowing what we know now about life and what it takes to navigate its sometimes tricky waters. Maybe a ‘Psychology 101’ squeezed between spelling…

When Cultures Collide and Make Love!

By Ileana Martinez Along history, interracial marriage has been a matter of controversy and criticism. It was not until 1967 that the first-ever legal battle in the U.S Supreme Court occurred with the case of Loving V. Virginia that pursued rights for interracial marriages. Nowadays marriage between people of different races is quite common place.…