National Coming Out Day

bi-closet.pngComing out is very personal. You can face a lot of pressure to come out, to be visible, to be “free” or whatever other narrative is pushed in mainstream media. Don’t come out if it will put you in an unsafe situation- make sure coming out won’t put you in a position to lose your support system, your housing, your job. Always make a plan if coming out goes south. It sucks to have to do this, but we have to take care of ourselves. Continue reading

Don’t Forget the “B”: 10 Things You Should Know About Bisexuality

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The “B” in LGBTQ often gets forgotten. Here are 10 things you should know about bisexuality!

This semester I’m taking a class called Gender, Sexuality & Space with Professor Jack Gieseking. I can’t believe this is the first queer studies class I have ever taken, and it’s my last semester in college. It took me some time to gain the confidence to take the class, I think. This post was a project for class: we were asked to pick an identity and create a “Top 10” list of things people might not know. Here goes! Continue reading