Category Archive: LGBTQ Life

World AIDS Day.

Every year on December 1st, World AIDS Day is memorialized and many take today to talk about HIV/AIDS and support related organizations. While we’ve come a long way over the last few decades… Continue reading

Trans Day of Remembrance

Edit: So apparently I was wrong about when Trans Day of Remembrance is. It is actually today (November 20th). Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, an annual day to remember and mourn all… Continue reading

What Does It Mean To Be Nonbinary?

For as long as I can remember, I haven’t been particularly feminine. People were surprised every time I wore a dress; I’ve always preferred pants to dresses; makeup has always been a mystery… Continue reading

‘Quiet Heroes’ [film review]

When the HIV/AIDS epidemic first started in the 1970s, things progressed from confusing to terrible for an already marginalized community in the United States. However, there were two health professionals and a group… Continue reading

#WontBeErased

By this point, you’ve probably read or heard of the New York Times article about the current administration’s attempt to redefine sex and write trans folks out of existence. The effort is being taken… Continue reading

Gender Troubles and Coming Out.

On October 11th of each year, National Coming Out Day is celebrated. Countless people use the day to celebrate coming out of the closet and remember that coming out is so brave. Being… Continue reading

Queer Podcasts.

For the past few years, my own queer community and chosen family has existed online. Queer friends from college now live hundreds of miles away and I’ve been having a hard time meeting… Continue reading

QUEER HISTORY: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin Gracy is a trans elder and activist and among other things, was present at the Stonewall Inn Riots in 1969. She’s a community leader who has worked tirelessly over the… Continue reading

Queer Eye (Reboot)

In 2003, a new show premiered on Bravo: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The reality show starred five gay men (called the Fab Five) who were all ‘experts’ in five different fields:… Continue reading

Trans Roles in Media.

Recently, Scarlett Johansson made news after it came out that she will be playing a trans character in an upcoming movie. This is the second controversial casting news that Johansson has been a… Continue reading