Trans military bans, bathroom bills and the increase in anti-trans policymaking: here’s what you need to know.
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.
Coming out required me to first love myself, and then to believe that someone out there and would love me back.
The bombing at an Ariana Grande concert broke my heart. As a gay, Latinx teen, I found a safe haven in pop music. It’s through our divas that many of us find ourselves.
Like many queer youth, I’ve been on the verge of tears since Trump was elected. But instead of crying, these days, I reach for a tube of liquid eyeliner.
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.”
East Bay LGBTQ+ youth came together last Saturday for Radical Love!: 4th Annual East Bay LGBTQ+ Youth Pride and we were there too!
Long before Youth Radio’s Desmond Meagley, 19, had the words to describe his identity, he used art as an outlet. Drawing was more than a hobby for him; it was a way to find comfort when nothing else fit.