What is gender? Society tries to reduce it to narrow norms, but the truth about gender identity, expression, roles is pretty complex. Here are the details – and why they matter for you.
“You have the right to be recognized in your communities.” If you’re a queer, working class woman, you’re living at the intersections of many forms of oppression. Here’s a a powerful reclamation of the rights you deserve.
“It’s okay to live your truth exactly how it looks.” From an early age, this author didn’t feel right trying to fit the binary of “man” or “woman.” This is a moving story of connecting with identity outside of society’s norms.
Traditional gender norms can be harmful for any child, and these ideas can help you be more body positive, especially with trans and gender non-conforming kids.
Do you know what it means to be born intersex? The experiences and lives of intersex people are diverse, but here are some lessons this author has learned that everyone should know about.
The idea of “passing” – or “looking cis” often comes up as a goal for trans people. But not everyone wants to pass – and here’s why this author and other gender non-conforming people need us to ditch the idea.
Aromantic people know that society’s norms for romantic relationships don’t apply to everyone. But these norms affect all of us, whether we’re romantic or not, and here’s how they’re hurting us.
Have you noticed how often queer characters are killed off in movies and TV? A recent episode of The 100 has fans talking about the “Bury Your Gays” trope once again. Here’s Justin Dennis with why this trend needs to end.
It can feel pretty invalidating to have your queer identity erased when people refer to your relationship as “straight.” These suggestions can help you celebrate your queerness, no matter who you’re with.
As a black, non-binary person, this author spends a lot of time reasserting their right to exist as they are. Here are some rights that are not up for debate – and that every ally and black, non-binary person should know.