Staff Picks

Andie Lambeth3 days ago
A Nonbinary Reading List
I'm here, I'm queer, and I'd like to be respected. My name is Andie, I use they/them pronouns, and often cis folks decide that this means I'm their personal educator on all things transgender. While I...
Sarah Compton8 days ago
Being a Bisexual Person in a Straight Presenting Relationship
If you were to see me just walking around town with my boyfriend, most people would assume I was straight. My relationship is clearly 'straight presenting.' Unless I am wearing something that clearly ...
Mahn Lion11 days ago
Why Coming Out Isn't A Choice
Four days ago, I was sitting in a group of FtM’s. We sat around a chocolate cake that read “happy birthday to me” in icing—something that is present at each of the monthly meetings of trans guys at th...
Megan Saber13 days ago
What No One Tells You When You Lose Your Best Friend
A few weeks into March of 2017, I got a phone call from my oldest/longest standing friend I have to date. Andrew Swain and I met in middle school when we were 11 years old and are still friends to thi...
Chris B19 days ago
I Never 'Came Out'
I knew I was gay ever since I began watching early seasons of the Power Rangers. I had a crush on almost every red and blue ranger cast for the show. During my early childhood, I honestly believed tha...
Danny Fantom23 days ago
The Identity Musing
In the month of June we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. It's National Pride month, yay! In this month we celebrate the proud people who rioted for their freedom to be themselves, allowing us that fr...
Jonae Da month ago
Shye.X.Charlie
There had always been an unspoken thing between Shye and Charlie. An intimacy that had yet to be touched on; something that they always knew in the back of their minds was much more than friendship. T...
Braden Davida month ago
Reflections in the Waves
The ocean and I have always had a complicated relationship. I have a fear and respect for it that dates long before I moved to California. But every time I find myself near the ocean, I am mesmerized,...
Jules Fortmana month ago
7 Ways to Participate in Pride Without the Parade
Pride month comes around every June as a way to foster community and celebrate sexual diversity. It’s all about recognizing the impact that LGBTQIA+ individuals have had on their communities, and the ...