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  • Tying the Knot? Tie Down the Legal Issues

    Getting married? Living together? Together apart? (An established practice in The Netherlands where people are in committed relationships but don’t cohabitate.) Each of the choices we make in our relationships has personal, financial, and legal implications.  In these columns, we have focused primarily on the legal implications of the choices...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Porn’s Not Going Anywhere. Let’s Talk About It!

    Did you know that 73 percent of women and 95 percent of men report using porn in the last six months? It’s true, according to a 2016 study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. The age at which people are first exposed to porn is quite...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Taking Steps to Prevent Youth Suicide

    Data shows LGBTQ+ teens are at greater risk of suicide in the past three years, and the risk keeps growing. This is according to a new study from The Trevor Project published earlier this year. The survey tracked responses from nearly 35 thousand young people ages 13-24 in the U.S,...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Parenting and Parentage

    Becoming parents has special challenges for LGBTQ+ communities. Yet, that doesn’t stop people from planning, starting or adding to their families, and it’s getting easier and clearer in Connecticut, thanks to the Connecticut Parentage Act, which went into effect in January of this year. While older members of the LGBTQ+...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Good for Goodspeed

    Good for Goodspeed Since it opened its doors in 1963 on the banks of the Connecticut River in East Haddam, Goodspeed Musicals has been a theatrical mecca for Connecticut residents and theatergoers from the Northeast and beyond. Their commitment to nurturing and presenting new musicals, along with carefully thought-out revivals...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • College Funding – Where do we begin?

    College Funding –  Where do we begin? The mere thought of funding a college education can be completely overwhelming for some families. College costs continue to escalate and a college education is a necessity for many career paths. Then there’s the challenge and competitive nature of application and acceptance. Finally,...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Amita Mehta Is Living Out Loud

    Amita Mehta Is Living Out Loud This proud lesbian life coach proves  anything’s possible, by example “There’s so many dimensions and intersectionality to my journey and my story,” says career and leadership coach Amita Mehta, and so there are many words one could use to describe her: Only daughter to...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story
  • Actor Alex Ringler Is a Fashion Target

    Alex Ringler never says he hasn’t a thing to wear.  The Broadway and television actor-dancer-choreographer knows what a creative imagination and a heightened gay sensibility can do when one needs an outfit for a special occasion that will land a bullseye. Ringler’s latest occasion was Fire Island’s annual Fourth of...

    September 9, 2022 / Featured Articles, Front Story