I am cisgender.
Cisgender is a word retroformatted from transgender, which in turn was coined in 1965 from two Latin words. Cisgender is first recorded in print in 1994. 604 more words
It’s LGBT History Month so let’s talk about some of our history!
Alicia Garza, the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, inspired so many to not just fight against inequality but to educate others on what inequality was, who it was happening to and how to recognise these situations. 145 more words
Finding connection and engaging face to face is important social change work—especially during holiday gatherings.
The dread of politically combative conversations during the holidays—or awkward ones at best—is as akin to Thanksgiving and Christmas as turkey and candy canes. 1,276 more words
A good friend of mine is having a hard time understanding the struggles within the United Methodist Church about LGBT rights. In particular he asked me great questions about how the church can change its position on homosexuality when there are specific references in the Bible and in the writings of Methodist founder John Wesley that condemn any non-hetero sexual orientations. 1,351 more words