I stared at the black war paint I had applied around my eyes and I felt strong, defiant, and free.
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The person I am today could have walked out of a drawing I did eight years ago.
The Queens of the Castro is a non profit organization based out of San Francisco that aims to educate schools…
As a young queer girl, I see so little representation of people who love like me. YouTubers who become visible on their own terms are all we have.
I’m young and queer, and it’s hard for me to accept that there are politicians who want to pass legislation that would make big parts of my life illegal.
“How do you know you’re gay?” I get this all the time. So far, the only answer I have is: “You just know.”
We die for the right to love and be loved. We die protecting our own, because the law has yet to protect us. We die because we stand up for ourselves. We die to be seen.
When I hold my girlfriend’s hand in public, it’s not an invitation to ask me questions about my personal life. I’m not a spokesperson for the queer community.