How many opportunities have we missed to make this community safer and more affirming because we were unwilling to make ourselves uncomfortable?
Let's Queer Things Up! is proud to present its very first guest post, written by Melissa Monier. -- Black, White, Transfeminine, Queer. I live in a world where two movements are happening simultaneously. And I am told, as the future of my marriage waits on the line, that I need to be on the “right [...]
This week, I’m serving up some real talk and I might swear a lot. But I say all of this with love, I promise. Maybe one of my most frequently asked questions is about the advice I would give aspiring writers or bloggers – especially those who are, like me, marginalized in some sense, be [...]
I will say this upfront: As someone who will never know the heavy weight of institutionalized racism, the fear and terror of simply existing in a black or brown body, and the trauma endured day after day, watching again and again as members of the community are murdered and never see justice, this is not [...]