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Advice Columns

Emily Rizzo - The Parent's Corner
Emily is an active member of P-FLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), a national organization providing support, education, and advocacy to over 56,000 members. Each month Emily addresses such topics as coming out, family issues, and responses to reader mail.
Michael Walker and Dr. Katherine Fordham
Life, Love and AIDS
Michael and Dr. Kate serve as the Oasis HIV and AIDS experts. In their new column, they answer the hard-hitting questions that face gay people of all ages, and address many of the health issues dealt with by queer youth.

Feature Columns

Andy, 22, is a recent college grad and lives in Michigan.


Brennan, 18, is a freshman at Dartmouth College.


Brian, 19, is a student at the University of Cincinatti, Ohio.


Brian, 15, lives in Arkansas.



Keith C.
Keith, 22, is a senior at the University of Southern California.
Shaun Cook
Shaun, 17, writes his debut column.



Derik Cowan
Derik is a 22-year-old graduate of Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.




Dan is a 16-year-old senior in high school in Toronto, Canada


Dan H and M.K. Knight
Dan and M.K., both 16, are from Montana.

Troy Diggs
Troy N. Diggs is a 20-year old junior at Arkansas State University.




Doug S.
Doug, 15, lives in London, Ontario, Canada.


David J. Emberton
David, 18, lives in the southwest corner of Western Australia.



Eric is a junior in high school in the Middle Atlantic region of the U.S.


Dillon Font
Dillon, 16, is a sophomore in New Jersey.



Beverly Greene
Beverly is a 21-year-old from British Columbia, Canada.

Edward Hall
Edward, 19, writes his debut column.




Robert Hines
Robert is a 16-year-old high school student in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Shaun Hutchinson
Shaun, 19, is of South Florida.



Erwin Jaeger
Erwin, 21, lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.




Joshua is in his mid-20s in the midwest.



Kate, 15, of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Kyle, 18, is a freshman at UC Santa Cruz.

Curtis Lawrence
Curtis, 19, lives at Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.


Carrey Lim
Carrey is a 16-year-old gay teen living in Malaysia.




Mike Llewin
Mike, 17, is a student at the Lancaster School in Oxford, UK


Dal Long
Dal is a 20-year-old college student in Missouri.



Justin Lundsten
Justin, 16, lives in Gothenburg, Sweden.


Jason Lyons
Jason is a 22-year-old college student in Michigan.



James Maes
James, 17, is from the midwest.
Matthieu, 16, is from Ohio.



Matt Mitchell
Matt, 17,lives in Virginia.


Joshua Naftel
Joshua writes his debut column.


Nick is a 16-year-old high school student who lives outside Seattle.




Ocean, 18, lives in Ontario, Canada.


Patrick D.
Patrick D., is 24 and lives in Wichita, Kansas

Paul Pellerito
Paul is an 18-year-old senior at Jenison High School outside
Grand Rapids, Michigan.




Riki is a high school senior in Colorado.


Bill Roundy
Bill Roundy, 23, was raised by wolves in the Great Suburban Outback of Virginia.



Neil Ryan
Neil Ryan is a 16-year-old Filipino living in Las Vegas.

Schell, 19, is a student at the University of Saskatchewan, Arts and Science.




Gunther Schryer
Gunther, 23, is a graduate student at John Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

Miguel Solana
Miguel, 16, lives in Cuernavaca, Mexico.








Stephen, 15, is a freshman at Liberty High School, in Bethlehem, PA.
Michael S
Michael, 21, is an international student from Indonesia, studying in Austin.



Taylor is in his late twenties.

Simon Thibault
Simon Thibault, 20, is a university student in Nova Scotia, Canada.




Tony, 14, is a high school freshman.

Ty, 13, is in the seventh grade.




Vincent, 27, lives in upstate New York


Joshua Weiss
Joshua Weiss is a high school sophomore in Iowa.




Will, 15, lives in southeast Texas.


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