My story of self-discovery: I am asexual, and I am not broken

Image credit: AnonMoos [Note: this article contains mentions of ableism, sexual trauma, possible physical abuse and fractious family relationships. Due to the sensitive nature of issues discussed, the writer has chosen to remain anonymous.] My ‘discovery’ that I am asexual was oddly complicated. It is a surprisingly difficult matter for me to acknowledge because so much […]

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Being yourself on ‘National Coming Out Day,’ whatever that means

Image Credit: Wikipedia The 11th of October was National Coming Out Day. It’s not ‘Coming Out Day,’ it’s ‘National Coming Out Day.’ That added word represents the way straight culture has stolen the day from the LGBTQ+ community. The well-intentioned epithet ‘National’ reflects the challenges queer people face because their sexual identity has become a […]

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