LGBTQIPA+ Magazine Idea

Hi! I was thinking that it might be nice if you had an issue (yes a whole issue) about the LGBTQIPA+ community. Articles about how to support LGBTQ+ people in your community, and realizing you are LGBTQ+. It could also include like coming out stories and a reference sheet of the basics in the LGBTQ+ community for those who might not know. I just know that having an issue like this would be really helpful for a ton of members/people who get the magazine. Just a suggestion, what do you all think?

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  • I would love that! I've got LGBTQIA+ friends and family, and I can speak from experience, that that would be very helpful, and likely educational to many people!
  • totally!
  • (could you possibly change the name of this board strummer? i love the idea but there’s another board with the exact same name and it’s making things confusing. also it might be easier for the mods to see this if you make the title more specific to the content)
  • I think that’s a great idea!
  • This will probably be unpopular, but I don't think that's a good idea.
    NMG magazine is pretty dedicated to gender equality, so I feel like it would be kind of out of what the magazine is trying to achieve. Instead of having the whole issue LGBTQ+ themed, I think we should have it be one of the main themes of the magazine, with a large article on it, and an "Ask A Girl" with a conflict that's LGBTQ+ related. They should also have a portion on trans rights, since that's gender equality (and of course, LGBTQ+ related)!
    So, I think that a great deal of an issue of the magazine (possibly the May/June issue, since June is pride month?) should be LGBTQ+ related, but not the whole thing, as it wouldn't really be related to NMG's goal, if that makes sense. (Also, of course, they should still keep almost everything made by NMers/readers!)
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