I’m gay. I’ve known that for a long time, even before I knew “gay” was a thing. All I knew when I was younger was that if you’re a boy, you needed to get a girlfriend when you reached a certain age, and if you were a girl, you needed to get a boyfriend. Despite […]
June is Pride Month—a month where we celebrate people in the LGBTQ+ community, their identities, and their contributions to society. Even though Pride is often now a celebration and a time for, well, pride, there are many different ways to celebrate, express yourself, and take care of yourself. It’s okay if your Pride looks different […]
My name is Matt. I am a cisgender male, using he/him pronouns. Announcing your preferred pronouns has become a common occurrence when introducing yourself to others. While many people still use cisgender pronouns, there is a growing amount of people using different pronouns. A person who is cisgender identifies with the gender and pronouns they […]
As I pass the baton to my colleagues at the Lifeline, I’m filled with gratitude that we have created a little space on the Internet where everyone matters.
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.
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.