Say so long to ‘straight-passing’

CW: bullying, homophobia, homophobic slurs/tropes, violence Straight passing. I’m conflicted. After reading a post by the other week, I’ve been chewing this over again. It isn’t the first time, won’t be the last time. It certainly isn’t a fun thing to have to contemplate, but ultimately, I’m not on board with it. I remember … Continue reading Say so long to ‘straight-passing’

Tell me about your queerness

CW: gender questioning, bullying I’m super insecure, about most things. Don’t be fooled by this faux-extroverted shell – I’m a bottler, a repressor, a true charlatan. This weekend I found myself in a particularly fragile state – somewhat mentally, mostly physically – and, after mistakenly assuming someone had questioned my sexuality/identity, I was asked what … Continue reading Tell me about your queerness