The shared history between bisexual women and lesbian identity — and current reality of being a woman-loving woman — that many neglect

NOTE: For utmost clarity, the “d-slur” is “dyke.” Out of respect and to minimize triggering content, I refer to it onwards as the “d-slur” with the exception of direct quotes, titles, and events including it in their name.

Some LGBTQ folks are slowly digging up our communities’ legacies as they…


The lens with which most people view gender variance is woefully Eurocentric

The transgender pride flag consists of five stripes: two light blues, two baby pinks, and one white line in the middle. The last one represents nonbinary and transitioning individuals. But sometimes that white seems to hold a double meaning — what it means to be transgender almost always revolves around…


This article is somewhat of a continuation of this one, which may help with context but is not necessary to read in order to understand this one.

A number of transgender people seem to insist that one could only hope to come to terms with — never actually enjoy —…


Many medical sources say transness isn’t a disorder, so why do some transgender people still disagree? The reasons go deeper than psychology

A group of people can all be presented with the same concept yet comprehend it in wildly different ways. Everyone’s understanding of the world is affected by many things — age, race, location, past experiences — and these contrasts in understanding mean that each individual forms differing baseline beliefs about…


“I hate white people.”

The above statement is an understandable feeling — and I’m not just saying that because I frequently relate to it. People of color are essentially trapped in a society that constantly belittles, erases, and loathes us. Resenting those benefiting from or actively strengthening the system dehumanizing…


How to avoid things like the “women and nonbinary people” trap

Cisgender people’s attempts to navigate transgender identity — especially when trying to figure out how we fit into phenomena or sociopolitical issues typically seen as cleanly gendered—while sometimes undeniably well-intentioned, are often clumsy.

Examples include failing to account for us (e.g., acting like only men get prostate cancer), inclusion via…


This is essentially a continuation of these three pieces discussing the various issues with the “pansexual” orientation label, which — while I recognize and respect that its existence was inevitable due to the early stages of societal awareness of transgender people — is largely rooted in misinformation about bisexual and…


Just because it doesn’t work out for some doesn’t mean it never works for anyone

Several online publications and the like have discussed people who used to be transgender but have since stopped identifying as such. …


I’ve extensively researched and compared the histories of bisexual and pansexual identity (the notions that bisexuality was ever widely — i.e., by LGBTQ organizations or literature — and explicitly defined as transgender-exclusive or inherently excluding any gender are both myths). …


Some of our general views of sex and gender have broken a bit from what they used to be. More people now see gender as malleable, where individuals’ genders can change from what doctors have assigned them at birth. …

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