Ask Liz! It’s hard going home because my family isn’t completely accepting and I feel like I have to suppress or hide who I am. I feel like i have to recover everytime I get back from dealing with family. What’s your advice on how to cope?

“It’s hard going home because my family isn’t completely accepting and I feel like I have to suppress or hide who I am. I feel like i have to recover everytime I get back from dealing with family. What’s your advice on how to cope?” -Anonymous   Dearest Anonymous, Thank you for submitting your question. I’m so sorry to hear you’re dealing with this! It’s … Continue reading Ask Liz! It’s hard going home because my family isn’t completely accepting and I feel like I have to suppress or hide who I am. I feel like i have to recover everytime I get back from dealing with family. What’s your advice on how to cope?

Getting Real with Real Estate

By Shahida Keen, Realtor, Excellence Realty A few weeks ago, Shout Out, asked me to write a column about Real Estate.  I was simultaneously honored and daunted as Real Estate is so complex, that I wasn’t sure where to start. For me, my inner orientation has always pointed to social justice. Real estate embodies complexities of social justice, Maslow’s Hierarchy, climate change, family & personal … Continue reading Getting Real with Real Estate

It’s the Holiday Season. Help Fellow LGBTQ Friends Feel Like Family.

The holiday season in America is a time when people are warmed by feelings and thoughts of family and belonging. But not all families are created equal and not all families are like the pictures of happy people that we often see.  For LGBTQ people especially, the holiday season can actually make a person feel more lonely. Many LGBTQ youth are homeless because their families … Continue reading It’s the Holiday Season. Help Fellow LGBTQ Friends Feel Like Family.

Letter: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Here are 3 things cisgender allies can do to help trans community.

By Ash Marie Havlin (They, Them, Theirs), Portland, Maine In recent weeks, the lives of transgender people have been put on the stage of national debate. The Trump administration has been pushing forward several initiatives to take protections away from gender variant people, ultimately with the intention of legislating our identities out of existence. These attempted measures are more than simply offensive, but have real … Continue reading Letter: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Here are 3 things cisgender allies can do to help trans community.

Neo-Nazi video game lets white supremacists kill LGBTQ and Obama to ‘save’ Trump

Just as technology and social media have provided platforms to bring about change, so too has it been a tool for white supremacists and Neo-Nazis to find like-minded people, communicate, and organize. For instance, Christopher Cantwell, one of the lead organizers for the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, organized the event by creating a Facebook event. They have used other popular platforms such as YouTube … Continue reading Neo-Nazi video game lets white supremacists kill LGBTQ and Obama to ‘save’ Trump

208: Neverending Pasta & Maine Urban Legends

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5i28a-9d549e This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they discuss their favorite Maine urban legends in honor of this scary month.  Along the way, they chat about neverending pasta bowls and trans rights.   Make sure you check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Support the show on Patreon, too!  Continue reading 208: Neverending Pasta & Maine Urban Legends

206: A Topical Topic and A Butch Bowsette

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d4f5i-9b84df This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they discuss Halloween costumes; their favorites of all time, sexy versions of strange things, and how not to be an asshole with your costume.  Then, we discuss the concept of Bowsette and exactly what her gender may be. Turns out, she’s exactly Kelsea’s type. Continue reading 206: A Topical Topic and A Butch Bowsette