23% of Young Black Women Now Identify as Bisexual

Authors: Tristan Bridges, Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara Mignon R. Moore, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Barnard College   Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart the complexities of social change in the United States. The survey, which is conducted every couple years, asks respondents their attitudes on topics ranging from

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Ask the Aunties: Coming out at school

Ask the Aunties: Coming out at school

Would you recommend coming out at school? How about setting up a LGBT group? This episode of Ask the Aunties, Lee and Karnage answer this dilemma: “Me and my friend are the only #gay people at school. Do you think we should set up a LGBT group? It would mean outing myself so I’m not

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Ask the Aunties: Is texting your ex cheating?

Ask the Aunties: Is texting your ex cheating?

How would you feel if you found out your partner was texting their ex? Does #texting your ex count as #cheating? This episode’s dilemma says: “I found out my partner has been texting their ex. They say they’re just friends but I don’t know how to feel about it.” Do you agree with Lee and

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Ask the Aunties: Should I get married?

Ask the Aunties: Should I get married?

If your girlfriend wants to get #married but you don’t, would you compromise? Even if you think marriage is heteronormative? This episode of Ask the Aunties answers this dilemma: “I’m a #lesbian and have been with my girlfriend for five years. I love her so much and she’s been hinting she’d like to get married.

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Ask the Aunties: Finding black queer friends

Ask the Aunties: Finding black queer friends

Queer agony aunts Lee Gray and Karnage Kills respond to a dilemma sent in anonymously from a #queer, #black reader struggling to find their place on the largely white, gay scene. Their dilemma said: “Any advice on navigating the queer scene as a black person? I don’t feel comfortable in a some white queer spaces

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