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Who "Gets" to be a Feminist?

Last year a friend of mine who is also a professor, a professor of Philosophy, initiated an email conversation with me to casually dialogue and ask some questions about feminism, a topic about which he had only limited knowledge. 1,024 more words


MHM Ep11: Clear Requests


Today on the Mental Health Mash-Up we want to talk about clear requests– why they’re so challenging, how we can all be a little bit better at them and why they’re so important to our mental health. 411 more words

Traci Medeiros-Bagan

Jasper Lam: On masculinity and landscape

“In this work, notions of queer identity, homosociality for queers, homoeroticism and masculinity are explored through the documentation of the duration of time spent on an art residency featuring another male photographer as the primary subject. 25 more words


Glimpses Into My Self-Love Journey

This January marks the 5th Annual 31-Day Self-Love Diet Writing Challenge that my mom, Michelle Minero, a therapist who specializes in eating disorder recovery, and I host each year. 235 more words

My Life

One of the Boys: How MMORPGs Shaped My Young Queer Life

I never wanted to be “one of the girls.” My mother was a top finance executive when I was growing up, a working mom who had made her way up the ladder with her brains and talent. 2,740 more words


An asexual gets judgmental about Christian ideals of "sexual purity".

Earlier today, I read this fantastic post about gender essentialism in Christian churches like the one I grew up in. It got me thinking about the messages I received regarding sex roles when I was a kid. 1,148 more words


the life cycle of a non binary animal

i decided today i’m not queer. i’m not different. i’m not anything but me. i have the heart of a buddha. the same as everyone else. 124 more words