Tim Cook coming out and paving the way

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook wrote a piece for Businessweek on Oct. 30 Thursday proclaiming, “I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.” It marks a political shift that one of the most powerful men at one of the most powerful
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Our generation demands equality

The Political Circus

Ten years ago, the count was at zero. This time next month, it will be at 15. The first state was Massachusetts, on May 17, 2004. The next state will be Hawaii, on Dec. 2, 2013. Same-sex marriage legislation is present in 14 states across the country, encompassing almost 109
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Positions of power in play

Coming from the unincorporated town of rural Hockinson, Wash., then relocating to the hub of gay culture has rocked my world in more ways than one, I have never felt fully comfortable identifying as either dominant or submissive. But since being in the Bay Area, I have learned that this binary doesn’t need to exist. I am only beginning my life as a young rookie in the sexual world, and San Francisco has been my biggest challenge yet.
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The best of both worlds?

Sex on Tuesday

Each time I tell someone I’m “bi,” there’s an inherent fear of being invalidated and then not being able to substantiate myself. When I am drawn to someone’s looks or personality, I don’t see a man or a woman. I just see an attractive person. People ask me all the time if deep down I have more of a preference for one or the other, and honestly, I don’t. When it comes to loving somebody, gender is nothing but a social and physical constraint.
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