A slogan made popular during the heights of the AIDS epidemic in the1980s is as relevant today only in a slightly different way. Maybe our queer elders foreshadowed events to come or history only repeats itself more than we cafre to admit. Either way, our silence is exactly that, our death. Each day we stand [...]
Imagine walking into a sporting arena, a place that you may not typically go to, and being surrounding by queer folx and Pride flags everywhere. You are left feeling wrapped in safety and a feeling of belonging, it is as if no one thinks twice about how different you are from them. It almost feels [...]
If your happiness is dependent on an outside source, person or event, you are destined for heartache and misery. Happiness and joy emanate from within, you are responsible for your own happiness. As kids, we come into this world with a naive innocence, some of us. We play openly without fear of judgement, we talk [...]
Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.
Steps are being taken around the world to tear down the walls of the heteronormative patriarchy, but make no mistake, there is a long way to go.