When your family doesn’t accept you


Volunteers serve a Friends giving meal at the Sacramento LGBT Center, a welcoming place for the holidays.  PHOTO COURTESY OF SACRAMENTO LGBT CENTER For LGBTQ people, the holidays can be very stressful By: Rachel Mayfield/Sacramento News and Review It was a typical L.A. Christmas—quiet, uneventful and a little too warm for sweaters. My extended familyContinue reading “When your family doesn’t accept you”

13 Questions You Should Never Ask at Thanksgiving


Here’s your guide to surviving Turkey Day with as little fuss and confrontation as possible! By: Piper Weiss/Yahoo Shine Thanksgiving is a high school reunion for relatives. Everyone gathers together to reflect on where they’ve been, how far they’ve come, and how much better or worse they’re doing than before. It’s a Butterball of nerves, particularly when youContinue reading “13 Questions You Should Never Ask at Thanksgiving”

SUCKING it up for the HOLIDAYS


From the Butterball ads, to the movies and TV specials.  Tis the season to be Jolly, fa,la,la,la,la,la la la.    Where everyone makes it on time to cut the perfect Turkey.   We are sucked in by perfect images of  flawless food and the perfect families. Its all kisses and hugs…Ahhhh, what  a crock! ThanksgivingContinue reading “SUCKING it up for the HOLIDAYS”