Everyone around me seemed to fit into their gender roles without questioning it.
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When you are young, like under 21 young, it’s hard to find spaces specifically for LGBTQ folks.
Because trans folks don’t just deserve safety. We deserve love too.
When I tell someone my preferred pronouns are they/ them/ their, I never know what to expect.
Despite years of advocating for the LGBTQ community, the existence of bisexuals is still called into question.
It’s frustrating that people are still using “gay” or “lesbian” to insult or describe clothing. Like…how can you dress like a sexuality?
Every year around the holidays, we visit my father’s side of the family. I have not come out to any of them.
I don’t identify as a girl, but my dad still refers to me as his daughter and wants me to dress the part.
Many people see their sexual orientation as a huge part of who they are. But for me, my identity isn’t really about who I’m attracted to.