We call each other family because so many of us are blacklisted by our own families, so we find our kin in the LGBTQ community. My mind was blown, my heart broke open and I found my people.
And since millennials and generation X are two of the most open and fluid demographics, it’s important these topics aren’t cis- and heteronormative.
A few days into this week, the Trump administration has already made two strikes against the LGBT community, by revoking protections for federal contractors and erasing LGBT people from the 2020 census.
We envision a world where Carnival is celebrated, where sex positivity and pleasure are the norm.
Though I may have critiques of the coming out model, I do think it’s important to disrupt this narrative that Black people are more homophobic, which is prevalent in media, politics, and public discourse.
For many cisgender people, it truly is easier to date, hook up, and otherwise couple than ever. But for those who are trans or gender nonconforming, dating online is much trickier.
I really want to know what to expect, what to anticipate, and perhaps, even, what not to do as I age and grow in relationships so that I, too, can have a fulfilling and healthy partnership.
Gov. McCrory and state leaders talk about protecting women, but they should be concerned with protecting the safety of all residents, especially the most vulnerable: transgender residents.
The singular queer and trans deaths we have known over the years have been like daggers, but this was an explosion and my heart weeps for you and for myself.
I am very familiar with this fear.