Blogging has given me a safe space to talk about my mental illnesses, my addiction and my trans identity.
Instead of letting each use of my birth name and the wrong pronouns stab me in the heart, I let them remind me of my true identity.
When I first heard about the “Remove the T” petition, I was confused. We are a part of the queer community, too.
Parker explains what you can do and say to help be an ally to the trans community.
Every time I hear news of mass shooting, my reaction is the same: Why do innocent lives get taken when I am struggling to truly live?
When you’re struggling with your gender identity (or any other sort of identity, really) it’s very easy to feel alone.
As a transman, I’ve felt a major disconnect with my clothing and the expression I've wanted to portray for the majority of my life.
I was drinking every chance I could and couldn’t stop at just one beer. I couldn’t just enjoy a drink, I had to get plastered. That's when I realized I had a problem.
Parker explains why the Supreme Court’s ruling serves as a source of hope for those who identify with the queer community.
Parker hid in the closet for several years of his life. Then, he came out as a lesbian. But he soon realized that wasn’t his true identity and had to come out again.