Here’s the thing: gender fluidity is NOT a fashion statement or a trend…
When I tell someone that my preferred pronouns are they/them/their, I never know what to expect. Sometimes people say okay and move on, but other times, they’ll start to ask a whole bunch of questions.
For many companies, the challenge goes beyond recruiting new female tech talent — the trick is retaining them.
There has been a large increase in the number of black women that are traveling. Sometimes with agencies that are specifically created for groups of black women to travel, or friends going together some are even going on solo trips.
Coming out required me to first love myself, and then to believe that someone out there and would love me back.
I considered studying computer science…but I ultimately opted for less screen time and more hammer time.
I don’t care if my non-binary identity isn’t normal enough for people to easily understand.
“It kind of brought back all the butterflies about using the bathroom period and kinda that feeling of nervousness about which bathroom do I use? How are people going to perceive me when I go there? That same kind of anxiety that leads me to avoiding the bathroom altogether.”
Personally I think that no matter what you specify as and what gender you are we all equal but it’s the amount of effort and knowledge you have and put into the field that makes the difference.