Queerspawn Creators: On Queer Parents

While I’ve written about the parents of queer children, what about queer parents? As a young person, I often forget about identities that I don’t hold. But queer parents are out there and I think don’t get enough recognition and visibility. This piece will not talk much about the science and different processes queer folks…

On Queer and Transgender People of Color, Pt.2

In June of last year, I wrote a piece on Queer People of Color. While that’s written and published, looking back at it in creating my Instagram, I realized I missed a lot. That’s where a part 2 comes in, similar to what I did regarding Ace identities. **You’ll notice I’m using QTPOC (Queer and…

On Bisexual Erasure

After talking about femme-invisibility, I’d like to talk about another community that is often not visible within the community: the bisexual community. While I’ve written about erasure and the bisexual community, I think it’s important on this topic more directly.** **See the addition to the definition of bisexuality in my original piece here. Gay or…

TRIGGER WARNING: On Rape in the LGBTQ+ Community

Topics like sexual assault and rape are things that I don’t really enjoy discussing. However, I think it’s really important to talk about things that no one talks about and rape in the LGBTQ+ Community is definitely one of them. In this piece I am going to talk about this by looking at different identities…

On Queer People of Color

In light of the recent tragedy, I was going to write up a list of LGBTQ books, to put out something happy and offer a distraction while you may be coping. But that would be ignoring the issue at hand. While we certain need to try and take action, we also need to keep talking…

On Eating Disorders

While I am very passionate about the LGBTQ Community, I also enjoy the body positivity movement, and discussing the intersections between the two. In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I looked at eating disorder within the LGBTQ Community. While there is little research done on the subject, I decided to take the perspectives…

The Fight for Equality is Far From Over

Same-sex marriage is just the start of equality for the LGBTQ Community. Since the Supreme Court’s decision on Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same sex marriage in the United States, it has become a commonly held belief that the LGBTQ Community has finally gained equal rights. In fact, on January 20, GLAAD released their annual…