Catfish: Queer and Trans Identity on Television and the Internet

Online chat rooms provided spaces in which I felt super comfortable talking to strangers. It wasn’t awkward to start conversations. I could talk to multiple people at the same time. It was easy to find people with similar interests. And ending conversations wasn’t awkward. All I had to do was type g2g.

Worthy of Pleasure: Sex Beyond Consent

I felt like sex was as great as it could be — until I had an honest conversation with a sexual partner. One night, as we began the process of finding undergarments under bed sheets and putting our clothes back on, they asked, “How was it for you?”

You are Enough: A Love Letter to Young Me

In honor of International Women’s Day, YouTube launched the global initiative #DearMe, a compilation of women on YouTube sharing words of wisdom with their younger selves. So, in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, I have been inspired to write a love letter to my younger self.

Ain’t We Femme?

Being in queer women spaces, I realized that many folks identified as stud, boi, femme, lipstick lesbian, and other gender identities. It was really amazing to be in community with people who were proud of their gender presentations and gladly pronounced them as part of their identities.

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