10 personal promises everyone in LGBTQ Atlanta can make and keep

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Whether you torture yourself with goals or set impossible standards, there are some things we can resolve to do better for ourselves and everyone else.

Below, find our shortlist and start some conversations.

 

Learn Queer History

(And apply its lessons)

 

Be Kind

(Love one another and stop infighting)

 

Protect Ourselves Better

(Look into PrEP, explore safer sex options, encourage others to get health checks)

 

Be Present in the Moment

(Remove noses from mobile devices)

 

Stop Judging

(And shaming, ostracizing and ridiculing)

 

Resist Harder

(Join a cause)

 

Eliminate Stigmas

(About HIV status, sexual practices, community subsets)

 

More Sober Outings

(Events that don’t center around cocktails)

 

Love All Bodies

(Including our own)

 

Be Visible

(Show up, speak out)

 

This feature appeared in Q ATLus magazine. Read the full issue online here:

Pick up each new edition of QATLus at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta.

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