“Family and friends tend to recognize her and her boyfriend and pretend that I don’t exist, mostly because they have been together longer and queer relationships are not respected or recognized.”
The Trans Relief Project is an organization working to help as many trans and gender nonconforming people as possible get updated U.S. identification – passports specifically – before the regulations surrounding those rules potentially change.
Southwest of Salem tells the story of four Latina lesbians who were found guilty of a crime they didn’t commit and how the legal and criminal justice systems failed them as queer women of color. Watch it tonight on Investigation Discovery at 8 pm EST.
Here’s how a 23-year-old native and Jewish queer trans woman with Cerebral Palsy living in Baltimore and dating a few people does poly.
Comedians DeAnne Smith, Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini star in their new stand up show “Girl on Girl on Girl” happening in NYC on November 9th. And they’re giving away tickets to see it!
“You can just NOT LIE.”
The all-LGBT ghost hunting team of Ohio tells us about their real-life ghost experiences, fighting heteronormativity in the afterlife, and what it’s like to talk to LGBT history with dowsing rods.
“There is no postcolonial understanding of the movement. The gay movement is part of South African society, so the problems ailing everyone else mirrors the problems in the movement. Just because I’m gay, I’m not divorced from racism. Just because I’m gay, I’m not divorced from being poor. I’m all of those things.”
Here’s how a single 20-year-old Latina queer polyamorous femme who works as a nonprofit employee and fetish model does poly.
“We deserve to have art that is by us and for us and is us being complicated and depicting all our lives as they are, without simplifying or reassuring.”
Why is that people of colour have to bear the brunt of speaking out about racism while white people enjoy the privilege of remaining silent? What happens when the tables are turned?
“Being queer, Asian-American, femme, and gray ace — this is my identity and I get to choose what that means to me.”
Grace Bonney, designer extraordinaire, has a gift for you: In the Company of Women, a coffee table collection profiling a diverse range of creative women about their work. Comment on this post TODAY to win a copy!
Here’s how a 33-year-old queer, polyamorous, white, trans woman living in Chicago who’s married and has a long-term girlfriend does poly.
I chatted with Lyn this week about the book, youth activism, and intergenerational activism. She had a lot of amazing things to say, spoiler alert.
“Being Queer is not about who you’re with, it’s about who you are.”
“Not leaning into change is a lot like staring at your house while it’s on fire.”
“Feminism is about unlocking the bonds of separation. Seeing everyone as equals and raising up those who have been most oppressed by patriarchy. Tarot and oracle decks support this work because they give us a tool to connect to our atomic memory. A memory that knows the equality of all beings.”
Wilson-Yang deftly weaves and unweaves the threads of narrative tropes that have come to dominate the telling of the stories of trans women, lesbians, migrants, and Chinese North Americans.
Ever wondered what technology it takes to start a YouTube channel? Kaylah Cupcake, a popular wellness YouTuber, has some answers.