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6 Frustrating things YOU hear identifying as Non-Binary

Gender, what is it? I know, that’s a good question right. Recently, we have seen gender become a talking point to some homophobic individuals. ‘You have to choose a gender!!!!’  1,550 more words

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Writing the Unspeakable: Trauma and Transformations

I’m drawn to dark poems. When a poet is able to reveal some kind of past pain or trauma, and do it in such a way that new understanding is gleaned, where something beautiful is created out of the depths of that darkness, I feel part of that new understanding as though I too am part of a community of self-reflection and healing. 826 more words

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Hi readers,

the following essay is dedicated to young, millennial girls struggling with freedom of expression. For my assignment I had to choose a cultural icon and provide evidence on how they break or strengthen a cultural assumption. 1,214 more words

Great Expectations

There is an expectation that to be a great woman, you must align yourself with the things that are often expected as the norms of our gender. 575 more words

My 5-year-old told another boy "ponytails are for girls"

When I came to pick up my 5-year-old from school the other day, I was delighted to run into one of his classmates, a 4-year-old boy, sporting a mini-ponytail atop his head. 891 more words

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Trans Liberation Now

In June 1969 the movement for LGBTQIA+ equality and liberation began. A series of riots took place centering around the Stonewall Inn in New York. These riots were instigated by transgender women of colour and the next year, the first Pride Parade was held. 364 more words

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Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological case study.

Afr J AIDS Res. 2017 Sep;16(3):193-202. doi: 10.2989/16085906.2017.1349682.

Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological case study.

Lacey G

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