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A Pride Survival Guide For Newly Out Queers

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For newly out queers, Pride Month can feel a little bit overwhelming to dive in head first.

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Why I Wanted My Cane In My Engagement Photos 

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. (photo by Ginny Cummings Photography)

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them.

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I’m Genderfluid And Here’s What I’d Like You To Know

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Engaging with a genderfluid person on a deeper level than appearance will mean so much more to them and help them feel accepted and seen.

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Butch Is Beautiful: On Learning To Love Myself

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Embracing butchness is a struggle, but these small moments have helped me undo years of insecurity. Butch is beautiful and so am I!

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Queer Fat Girls Deserve To Be Heroines In YA Books, Too​

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

It seemed the realm of books — the realm I loved — didn’t have a place for queer fat girls to be a heroine or adventurer.

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  8 Must-Follow Plus-Size Queer Activists

Ashlee Marie Preston by Kyle Sarhage

We honor these eight plus-size queer activist Instagrammers who are changing the world around them. They also have incredible fashion sense!

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How Queerness Influences My Alcohol Addiction

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Alcohol was the antidepressant I felt I always wanted. There was no need to step back, breathe, count to ten, or do any other self-soothing techniques.

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My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day.

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Because “I’m A Human”: Non-Binary Parenting

Our society may not yet be post-gender, but our home can easily be.

I’ve been catapulted from gender-neutral parenting to a call to action to break down the gender binary altogether and move to non-binary parenting.

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Introducing Your Partner To Your Homophobic Aunt: A Holiday Guide         

If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed.

If you happen to have a homophobic family and are bringing your new girlfriend home for the first time, you’re probably feeling so stressed.

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