Dear Parents, I hope when your child says ‘I don’t want to go to school today’ you hear her. I hope you notice the way her words cut through the air like she is pronouncing them with such heft, than they cannot be supported by her own breath. I hope you do not answer her … Continue reading Dear Parents,
Everytime I write a post about LGBT+ rights, I always feel like 'Should I post this?', 'Is it worth it?'. I've heard so many times from people at school, and in college that 'Youre gay, we get it' and I recluse back into a shell of my former self-consious self and leave it in my … Continue reading We Get It, You’re Gay.
I'm sure you've all heard by now about either the photograph, or her coming out this morning. If you haven't already guessed, then I'm talking Lauren Jauregui. Now, whether she was outed or not, we could argue about all day but that's not what this post is about. This post is about bravery. About courage. … Continue reading Thank You Lauren.
A phrase that I have heard one too many times and if you even have to ask that question then please, go and educate yourself on history. Read a book, search the internet.. whatever you have to do to understand why this question should not leave your mouth at all, or why the thought should … Continue reading When Will We Have a ‘Straight Pride’?
Lately, I've been seeing a lot of people invalidating bisexuality with comments along the lines of 'It's just a phrase', 'Pick a side!'. I, personally, am so tired of the pure ignorance and disrespect that those who identify as bisexual have to endure on a daily basis. If you are bisexual and have had your … Continue reading Bisexuality is valid.
A few years ago, when I was struggling to come to terms with myself, I was trying to figure out a way to give myself some comfort, and so, I brought up YouTube on my IPod and tapped in 'Coming out' in the search bar. I was greeted by a huge range of results, as … Continue reading Girl Heart Girl – Lucy Sutcliffe
I'm assuming by now that most of you have heard about the Orlando shootings, but for some of you who haven't, I'll break it down for you. The general gist is that a gunman entered a gay nightclub in Orlando and shot dead 49 people, leaving 53 people injured. This obviously took the world by … Continue reading We Will Not Be Silenced
Sexuality is not one line. In fact, its more of a non linear line from heterosexual all the way to homosexual, however along that line are a number of different sexualities, ranging from asexual, to polysexual, to pansexual, however, the one that I wanted to write about is bisexuality. Personally, I feel that bisexuality doesn't … Continue reading Bisexual Media Representation