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“That’s so gay”

There is a lot of talk about bully and harassment prevention, but it still occurs quite frequently.  What people don’t think about as often is how words and phrases can have such a negative impact.  I really liked the article … Continue reading

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It Gets Better

Check out this link for a great “It Gets Better” video by Dan Savage: http://www.itgetsbetter.org/#zPcHmlqZnXQ Watch the first full “It Gets Better” MTV episode here: http://www.itgetsbetter.org/pages/it-gets-better-mtv-special-full-episode Here is the second full MTV episode of “It Gets Better” about college students dealing with family, … Continue reading

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Questioning

So I’ve been struggling with my sexuality for as long as I could remember.  I grew up very… I don’t want to say conservatively because that can have different connotations, but traditionally (we went to Church every Sunday, traditional gender … Continue reading

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You are not Alone

 We received an email from a student that said they would be rejected by their best friend if they came out as gay.  They said they have known they are gay since elementary school, but the culture they come from … Continue reading

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Coming Out

Why do some people come out in middle school, high school, college, later in life…?  How does someone know when, or if, to come out?  Good question.  The answer: it depends.  Some people may have always known their sexual identity.  … Continue reading

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Asexuality

Did you know that on the Campus Climate Survey, more students identified as asexual (4%) than gay (2%) or lesbian (2%)?  So if you identify as asexual, you are not alone on the UVM campus!  We have been hearing more … Continue reading

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