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Questions Children Ask & How to Answer Them (or, y'know, not)

Sometimes even when I go into a book with low expectations, I still manage to be disappointed. Questions Children Ask & How to Answer Them… 709 more words

Mundane Heteronormativity.

This is a constant in every single queer person’s life. It’s insidious. We’re not special, or different from anyone under the LGBTQIA (or as my husband likes to say, QUILTBAG) umbrella. 482 more words


The Pornification of Culture

How is ‘pornification’ reorganising social and cultural ideas about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ sex?

Western society has many conservative conventions of what constitutes the ‘right’ and ‘natural’ way of being sexual. 2,935 more words

Closets are for clothes.

I was an adult when I acknowledged my feelings of attraction to women and gender non-conforming folks.  I was in my mid 30s before I began coming out as bisexual and then finally queer.   747 more words


Monosexism is Real, We Just Don't Understand It

Two years ago, I was introduced to a term that quickly found its way into my vocabulary. I’ve used this term in discussions, in my 101 classes, and in various critiques about society. 2,043 more words

Bisexual Soapbox

Combating heteronormativity - one conversation at a time.

Let me apologize in advance for how long this rant has the potential to be.  I’ve been bothered by this for a while now, as my best friend, and partner in crime, Suz can attest to.  920 more words


“Triple Banana, Bitch”: Or, McDanno and the Challenge to Heteronormativity

1. Introducing the Case

[1] Imagine a TV show where two co-workers/friends survived being trapped under a collapsed building and Person A sustained some pretty severe injuries. 6,405 more words

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