by Amy Anderson Typically when people think of adoption, they think about infants whose parents feel they cannot care for them, very young children who are removed from their birth parents’ care due to abuse or neglect, or children in other countries who are living in orphanages. But what about the children who are removed […]
Find Part 1 here. Stepping Out by Bradford Greer Where are you? Grindr? Scruff? Growlr? Checking out the stats of Mr. Right Now who may be in the neighborhood or chatting with his friends ten feet away? Maybe you’ve already exchanged information and photos on Match.com? ManHunt? Christian Mingle? You fix your hair one last […]
The 2014 October issue of Options Magazine has been released! Check out the entire issue right here on our website. Subscribe online and receive every issue of Options in the mail.
The 2014 AIDS Walk for Life was held on Saturday, September 27 and raised money for AIDS Project Rhode Island and AIDS Care Ocean State. The 2.5 mile walk started and finished on the Rhode Island State House lawn, Enjoy photos from the event below, courtesy of Jen Bonin.
On the Shoulders of Giants is an ongoing series showcasing those who have dedicated decades to furthering LGBTQ equality in RI and have made major contributions to our community’s shared history and victories. This is the sixth interview in the series and was first featured in our September 2014 issue. Options: Could you explain your […]
SAGE-RI invites you to attend their 2014 Annual Meeting & Brunch, “Life at the Tipping Point.” This is an opportunity to hear what SAGE-RI has been doing over the past year, learn about what is in the works for the coming year, and to find out about opportunities to get involved. Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts will […]
Rhode Island Pride is accepting nominations to their board of directors. The board decides the direction of the organization, provides support for event planning, and will help navigate the upcoming collaboration with the RI LGBTQ Community Center. There are needs for all kinds of people with various skills. Interested in joining the board? Send an […]
Sojourner House, a nonprofit domestic violence agency in Rhode Island, has announced the active revival of an LGBT advocacy initiative in an effort to provide inclusive and accessible services to LGBT-identified victims and survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). Sojourner House will be offering a weekly LGBT IPV support group & healthy relationship dynamics workshop […]
I’ve been working on my argument for PrEP a while now. I have heard several people who are opposed to it, and many who are confused by it. While I’m probably not going to dissuade them, I would like to at least support the case. PrEP stands for “pre-exposure prophylaxis,” and is a single pill […]
Dear Reader, In 2004, as a barely-out-of-the-closet, barely-out-of-college community organizer, I literally landed my dream job when the politically savvy Marti Rosenberg (interview pg. 14) hired me as the Campaign for Marriage Equality’s first employee. Looking back ten years, I couldn’t have anticipated how my newfound community and the education I was receiving would become […]