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This Hong Kong-Based Activist Organization Is Dedicated to Tackling LGBTQ Stigma in Asian Culture

New research spearheaded by a Hong Kong-based group called Society of True Light, in conjunction with the University of Hong Kong, shines an important yet disturbing light on LGBTQ stigma and the effects of conversion therapy in that region of the world. It’s groundbreaking research in that it’s currently the[…]

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The 4 Non Blondes’ 1992 Hit ‘What’s Up?’ Has Since Become a Queer Anthem

The 4 Non Blondes 1992 hit ‘What’s Up?’ has appeared in at least three queer works of media in the recent past. Here’s how it became a modern queer anthem

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Dick Water, Dead Parrots, Testicle Transplants: 6 Bizarre Ways People Tried to ‘Cure’ Homosexuality

All of them have been foolish and ill-advised, but some of these wild attempts to cure homosexuality have been especially bizarre

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Hypnotize the Gay Away: Ten Ridiculous, Old-Timey ‘Cures’ for Homosexuality

Doctors used to think that implanting a straight man’s testicle into a gay man’s scrotum would cure his homosexuality. And if you think that’s weird…

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