identity

The real reason I’m worried about sending my kids to school is that I’m going to be alone.

All Of My Kids Are In School & I Don't Know How To Be Alone

The real reason I’m worried about sending my kids to school is that I’m going to be alone. For the first time in nearly a decade. And that’s scary. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   08.24.18   |   SHARE
Families
To this day, there are very few shows that actually use the word bisexual, even though they drop so many hints that a character is attrated to more than one gender.

How Fan-Fiction Played A Central Role In My Bisexual Awakening

If I want a story about bisexual characters living happy lives, I either have to write it myself, or read a fanfiction. It's the Burger King of media Read...
Ellen Ricks    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
I realized that Chanukkah is about reclaiming identity.

Abuse And Identity: A Chanukkah Story

I realized that Chanukkah, beyond the overloaded latke plates, called to me as a narrative about escaping abusive situations and reclaiming identity. Read...
No'a L. bat Miri    |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
Culture
There's a tradition of Mexican-American women fashioning identity through vintage clothing.

How Mexican-American Women Are Fashioning Identity

Perhaps my grandmother already knew she was dying when she initiated our weekend shopping trips. Sometimes she drove us to the Goodwill herself. As Read...
Leigh Cuen    |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
Culture
It was a thrilling feeling to wake up in the morning without a child inches from my face asking for a bowl of cereal at 6:00 a.m., to eat breakfast I hadn’t prepared, to have only my own needs to meet.

I'm Not A Mother When I Travel Alone

Travelling solo for the first time allowed me to regain my sense of self outside of motherhood. It showed me that I could still be a whole and Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
VoicesFamilies
Genre fiction is all about knowing what has been written in the canon previously, what current trends are, what audiences are excited about, and what hasn’t yet been done.

Why Diverse Genre Fiction Is Important, And How To Get It Right

Diverse genre fiction shares a lot in common with diverse literature, in that a lot of the challenges are the same. We still have to ask a lot of Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.17.17   |   SHARE

4 Examples Of Bi+ Erasure That Bisexual People Are Tired Of Hearing

I’ve been told by LGBTQ+ community members and cis straight folks that my identity isn’t real. I’m guessing they've either never seen my Top 10 Hot Read...
Alaina Leary    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
Voices
The author can neither confirm nor deny the validity of this tee.

If I Go To Hell, I Know My Message Tees Are Waiting For Me There

Air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution. The list goes on. And of all the environmentally unsound ways to poison the atmosphere, I’m probably Read...
Megan McLachlan    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
Culture