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A Pride Survival Guide For Newly Out Queers

For newly out queers, Pride Month can feel a little bit overwhelming to dive in head first. Read...
Corinne Kai    |   06.7.19   |   SHARE
Culture
When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. (photo by Ginny Cummings Photography)

Why I Wanted My Cane In My Engagement Photos 

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   01.29.19   |   SHARE
Voices
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I’m Genderfluid And Here’s What I’d Like You To Know

Engaging with a genderfluid person on a deeper level than appearance will mean so much more to them and help them feel accepted and seen. Read...
Leah Peterson    |   10.23.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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Why Misgendering Me Makes Me Feel Like My Body Is A Problem

Queer people have to work hard for individualized respect. We exist in a culture that forces us into a two-and-only-two sex and gender binary. Read...
Jamie Bushell    |   10.4.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
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Butch Is Beautiful: On Learning To Love Myself

Embracing butchness is a struggle, but these small moments have helped me undo years of insecurity. Butch is beautiful and so am I! Read...
Baylea Jones    |   09.21.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

Queer Fat Girls Deserve To Be Heroines In YA Books, Too​

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer. Read...
Macey Lavoie    |   07.12.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Ashlee Marie Preston by Kyle Sarhage

  8 Must-Follow Plus-Size Queer Activists

We honor these eight plus-size queer activist Instagrammers who are changing the world around them. They also have incredible fashion sense! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.15.18   |   SHARE
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How Queerness Influences My Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol was the antidepressant I felt I always wanted. There was no need to step back, breathe, count to ten, or do any other self-soothing Read...
Tris Mamone    |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
Minds