The first out queer woman crowned Miss Missouri and maybe soon Miss America, a Tory Minister comes out for Britain’s Pride celebrations, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton love you a whole lot, and more good news you can use to soothe your aching soul.
I started the 31st week of my pregnancy crying over the kitchen sink as I crammed my gestational diabetes breakfast into my mouth. It wasn’t the pregnancy hormones this time. It was the overwhelming grief and the sudden realization of what it means to be a parent.
“If Mara’s coming out helps even one more Kinsey 2 realize they have the right to support and love among other queers, then that is the rich fruit borne of a celebrity making herself visible.”
Maybe being out is the new coming out.
“So yeah, I’m transgender. And yeah, I’ve transitioned:” Lilly Wachowski joins her sister Lana in coming out publicly as trans.
“I’m going to carry on doing what I love and I’m going to enjoy every minute of it… being trans does not mean that you need to give up on your life, or your friends, or your family, or your career or your achievements.”
Started as a bottom, now I’m here.
Last night, one of Rowan Blanchard’s Twitter followers tweeted: “BisexualRileyMatthews2k16.” Blanchard respond: “would really be here for this! if not Riley- its vvv important to me, being queer, that there is representation on our show.”
“We need our voices to be louder in the media. And not just women of color — bisexual women, gay women, transgender women, mentally ill women.”
So you’re gay and you’re getting married and, oh yeah, you’ve never come out to your grandmother. Do you invite her? How?
Luna opened a door for me — no, it opened a thousand doors, doors that I’ve been confidently walking through ever since I came out.
“That’s right!” I shouted, feeding off their energy. “Clap because I’m gay!”
Mallets, octopi, Willow Smith, Ada Lovelace, Shura, queer adoption two ways, Hari Nef, UTIs, the Torah and transgender people actually, May/December lesbians, camels, ravioli, and so much more!
Another year, another 21 people closer to everybody being gay!
The names of the main characters, Nic and Battle, were gender neutral enough that I projected heterosexuality onto them, not yet knowing that gay YA lit was something even there to be looked for.
“It was while writing This Book Is Gay that I realised I had far more in common with trans women than I did with gay men and started speaking to a gender therapist. I am now on a waiting list to receive treatment from specialist doctors and nurses.”
We’ve got tips, personal essays (the bad and the good), roundtables, advice, and everything you need to come out as a lesbian, bisexual, queer, trans or whatever YOUR TRUTH may be.
“I was sobbing continuously and finally blurted “I’m gay!” and then Skype, wonderful technology that it is, DROPPED THE CALL.”
Quick and loving advice for three queers who need our help! A home wrecker (but not really) in a sticky situation, a bisexual who’s feeling torn, and a closeted queer in the South who’s staying that way. Get in here!
In which I talk to my asexual brother about what they wanted and what they did when they first came out as ace.