1 in 5 LGBTQ youth identify as other than gay, lesbian or bisexual

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Youth Pride Day (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

More than 1 in 5 LGBTQ youth in the United States identify as a sexual orientation other than gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to a survey unveiled by The Trevor Project Oct. 1.

The survey, which was conducted last year, reveals a large minority of LGBTQ youth identify use terms like “queer, trisexual, omnisexual or pansexual” to describe their sexual orientation.

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Watermark’s event guide to your GayDayS weekend

By : Jeremy Williams
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GayDayS is keeping you busy with nearly a full week of pool parties, expos and events Aug. 13-18, and with so much going on it can be easy to miss out on an event—but have no fear, Watermark is here!

We have gathered all of the official GayDayS events—single day, recurring and pool-related—on this page. As well, we listed the suggested theme parks each day so you can be sure that you do not miss a single moment of fun in and out of the sun.

Times, locations and prices are subject to change. To purchase tickets, visit GayDayS.com.

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Jason Mraz opens up about his sexuality and ‘experiences with men’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Jason Mraz got candid about his sexuality in an interview with Billboard revealing that he considers his sexuality “two spirit” and that he has had sexual experiences with men.

Speculation swirled about his sexuality after the 40-year-old singer/songwriter penned apoem for Billboard’s “Love Letter to the LGBTQ Community.” One line from the poem had people questioning if Mraz was coming out as bisexual.

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