“You do not get to tell me who I am.” This therapist had good intentions – but they responded to this author’s gender identity with some damaging mistakes. Everyone should read this heartfelt feedback on giving more effective care.
Two genders don’t cover all the ways of existing. So if gender doesn’t mean what we’re taught it means, what does that say about gender-based sexualities? This author shares their discoveries on gender and sexuality.
If you think you know queer femmes, but you’re making any of these assumptions, then you don’t know them as well as you think. This comic will challenge your misconceptions and show you why these assumptions are harmful.
Do gender reveal parties make sense anymore? They don’t have negative intentions, but here’s how these pink and blue extravaganzas can hurt people like this author – with ideas for what to do instead.
“Bisexual men are really just gay.” When a man who isn’t straight is dating a woman, myths like this one stigmatize both of them. Make sure you’re not adding to the stigma by falling for any of these misconceptions.
This author is still learning about their gender – but they know they’re not a man. So what does it mean for people to think they “look” like a man? Join them as they unpack some tough questions about gender.
Do you know how it feels to live at the intersection of sexism and anti-black racism? These women share their struggles with workplace discrimination, police profiling, and more – with an affirming message of how they find hope.
Society sets up a toxic norm that says you’re not “manly” if you express your emotions. We hope these men’s perspectives on what makes them cry helps other men remember that it’s more than okay to cry.
We usually use “objectification” to refer to the male gaze – but have you ever wondered if a woman posting sexy pictures of herself was “inviting” objectification? Melissa A. Fabello’s smart answer might change your perspective.
If you’re a woman, you probably know misogyny doesn’t only come from men. You can be treated like you’re not “good enough” even by other women – and yourself. Here’s one woman’s story of making a change.