Katie Burkholder: My Ally Story

As a self-absorbed pre-teen living in a small town, all I knew of the world was what was immediately around me, and “diverse” is not the word I’d use to describe it: a lot of straight, white people who said tha...

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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 30

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Meme of the week: Dear 40-year old me

Meme of the week

It's becoming harder and harder to ignore memes on the internet these days. From Facebook to Tumblr, Twitter and beyond, memes have all but taken over the internet.

This week's meme of the week, our first-ever, comes courtesy of the Illinois Safe Schools Coalition, though Inappropriate timing Bill Clinton came in a very, very close second. Something tells us we'll be seeing a few parodies of this inspirational video in the coming days: