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Zach Walls first rose to fame when he spoke before the Iowa House Judiciary Committee on January 31, 2011. His recorded testimony in support of same-sex marriage equality quickly went viral on YouTube, propelling him into a prominent position as…
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Sometimes, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer/questioning, and intersexed (LGBTQI) community may feel alienated because of the heterosexism that permeates society. IntraSpectrum Counseling, a Chicago-based group practice that proudly serves this community, encourages people to join queer-friendly organizations…
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IntraSpectrum Counseling reflects on the book Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock. In this text, the authors investigate the legacy of homophobia and transphobia in…
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In Why Marriage? When a group is stigmatized and vilified, members often internalize these negative perceptions, reports Dr. Jamie Gayle, founder and director of IntraSpectrum Counseling, a Chicago-based group practice that proudly serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer/questioning, and…
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IntraSpectrum Counseling, a Chicago-based group practice that proudly serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer/questioning, and intersexed (LGBTQI) community, celebrates Pride Month in June. Many people question why LGBTQI individuals need to embrace Pride celebrations; however, when one learns a…
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IntraSpectrum Counseling recommends Alison Bechdel’s newest graphic novel: Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama. On May 16, 2012, Women and Children First Bookstore hosted Bechdel at the Swedish American Museum, where she presented excerpts from her new release. During…
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IntraSpectrum Counseling applauds President Barack Obama’s public statement in support of full marriage equality for all American citizens, regardless of sexual orientation. His symbolic statement will likely embolden other allies of the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and…
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