Category Archive: LGBTQ Life

Supporting Trans Kids.

With one of the latest federal actions revoking federal guidelines that support transgender students to use public school bathrooms that match their gender identity. While the stance from the administration is to leave… Continue reading

Being Trans.

There’s no right way to be transgender – you don’t have to still fit into the gender binary after coming out, you don’t have to fit into the ‘born in the wrong body’… Continue reading

Aging while LGBTQ+.

I’m personally coming up on my 24th birthday (October 9th yay!) and I’ve been thinking a lot about aging and how LGBTQ+ elders deal with issues. It’s important that we start to cross… Continue reading

Parents and Trans Children.

I tweeted last night about a Buzzfeed article with a video showing a very emotional moment of young trans girl finding her first dose of hormones. And it got me thinking about the… Continue reading

Jennicet Gutiérrez – the undocumented trans women who challenged the President.

My existence is my resistance! #TransLiberation #not1more #NiUnaMas #liberationnotdeportation pic.twitter.com/ecyJN3k34l — Jennicet Gutiérrez (@JennicetG) June 3, 2015 Why undocumented #LGBT activist Jennicet Gutiérrez protested deportations at White House pride reception: http://t.co/Re39KbeCNd — ELIXHER… Continue reading

Queer Bars and No Sober Places

I don’t really drink – a family history of messy alcoholism and recently being on a medication that doesn’t mix well has (personally and mostly) turned me off from drinking. I grew up… Continue reading

Feminist Friday: Protect all sisters, not just cis-ters.

I’m not going to lie – I’ll fight anyone that doesn’t think trans women are women. Because trans women are fundamentally women and my sisters in this struggle. And I do want to… Continue reading

Pride Month.

I’ve only ever been to one Pride weekend a few years ago and I ended up volunteering the entire time (which is another story for another time). That weekend came at a time… Continue reading

History of Pride Month: Stonewall Riots

Understanding the history and context of the LGBTQ+ pride month that currently exists is really important, especially since the history tends to drastically erase major parts and key players. The current pride month… Continue reading

#TransIsBeautiful and #CallMeCaitlyn

By now, you might have already seen Caitlyn Jenner’s photo shoot and cover on Vanity Fair. I am so happy for Caitlyn – living to your authentic truth is unbelievable freeing and wonderful.… Continue reading