Category Archive: LGBTQ Life

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

Asexuality.

Along with spending a lot of time questioning my gender, I’ve also been spending a lot of time questioning my sexual orientation. I do know that I am at the very least romantically… Continue reading

#TransDayOfVisibility 2015

Today (March 31st) is Trans Day of Visibility and after writing a rather long post yesterday about gender, I’d thought I would include some resources not only for trans people but for others… Continue reading