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Proud to be a Songbird

I have a lot of contradictory feelings about Pride. The left-leaning corner of my brain can’t help but be cynical as supermarkets and highstreet banks lift a rainbow banner with one hand and place a neat tick in their ‘community conscience’ box with the other. 322 more words


Whack-a-Mole: The Safe Space of Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher's Comedy

These ladies are kicking ass and queering spaces in ways I don’t yet have the tools to do.

So I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Rhea Butcher and Cameron Esposito over the weekend. 711 more words


A Vignette: Misgendering in Exchange for Queer Visibility

Scene: Me, buying lunch. As I struggle to pull my card out of my wallet (it’s kind of jammed in there), I am aware of the cashier watching my face in a subtle, yet noticeable way. 388 more words

Post the Sixty-Third: We're Here, We're Queer, and No One Cares: Why LGBTQIA Visibility Still Matters

Note: This originally aired in late February, in response to Michael Sam’s coming out. Having revised this piece several times, this is the version I’m most comfortable with. 1,009 more words