lgbtqia

LGBTQIA issues are fundamentally aligned with feminist ones; gender heteronormativity is dead.

Lonely Allie .6 days ago
To the Pretty Girls Who Wear Bow Ties
Masculinity in women isn’t the same as masculinity in men. Because it’s not about the tux itself, it’s the strength behind she who’s wearing it. It’s the confidence she has about her place on the spec...
Nicola P. Young3 months ago
12 Holiday Gifts That Support LGBTQ Charities
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning or queer individuals have made a lot of headway in the fight for equality. Prejudice, on institutional and individual levels, is far from eradicate...
Mimi Pegden4 months ago
Victoria’s Secret Is that She’s Transphobic
It’s time to stop shopping at Victoria’s Secret. Victoria’s Secret, a company heralded by many, creators of one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year, has vocalized a transphobic sentiment....
Life as a Trans Woman
Everyone fits in somewhere, and it happens that I fit in with people who identify in similar ways to me (as transgender or non-binary for instance). It isn't easy being out as transgender, it can get ...
. Valentine .7 months ago
Oh, She's What?
Being Pansexual. There are always so many questions when people learn what your sexual orientation is and it's never something I've ever needed to worry about. Luckily. However, the older I get, the m...
Bri Colston7 months ago
Labels
Growing up, I didn't know I liked girls. I would look at someone who was gorgeous and just appreciate that. Never did I think to myself, "wow, that girl is so hot." And to be honest, I'm not sure when...
Katie Pevreall9 months ago
How to Cope When You Don't Feel Quite 'Gay Enough'
For years, something wasn't quite right. I was dating guys, a lot of guys actually, having serious relationships with them, one night stands (sorry mum) and just about everything in between, but it ne...
On Womanhood
“You are not a woman! And you never will be!” The words hit me like a slap in the face. And their volume. The crowd at the Mexican restaurant valiantly attempted to ignore my mother, who was making a ...
Stace Garratta year ago
Media Lesbians
We've all seen the shows with the token lesbian couple, or even the lesbian best friend in the film; oh, I wish life was like a sitcom sometimes. Many a time I've heard, both through watching these or...
"You Can't Have Male Friends"
All my (albeit, very brief) adult life, I have been very unashamed of my sexuality. Sure, I don’t go shouting from the rooftops, “HEY, I like penises AND vaginas!” to anyone who will listen, but if I ...
Danny Fantoma year ago
When I Realized I Am Aromantic
Never have I ever felt a fluttering in my tummy relating to another human being. Never have I ever looked at other couples and felt a gaping wound at my side, as if realizing I was without an importan...
Kendra Wheelera year ago
Accepting My Femininity
Three years ago, I wouldn't be caught dead wearing the color pink. Three years ago, I was scared to be labeled as a "girly girl." Three years ago, I had a revelation. Picture a stereotypical five-year...