Ready to Spread Queer Joy for Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month to all my beautiful queer friendos, out there!

This year, I wanted to do something that could be simultaneously important for the queer community, while also not taking discussions around our liberation and empowerment too seriously. When Pride Month or discussions around LGBTQIA+ topics come around, it almost always has a tendency to become a drag, a reminder that we're still second class citizens. While it's important to shed light on our oppression, because we are still VERY MUCH targeted by those in power for having our rights stripped away, being queer isn't all doom and gloom. We have so much to be joyous about as queer people, and I wanted to give that joy the spotlight this month.

New Piece on Medium: “You Don’t Need Straight Pride”

My latest piece on my Medium account is up! I talked about the recent "straight pride" parade that happened in Boston, and gave my two cents about why straight pride is WILDLY unnecessary. I'm getting so sick of this topic coming up every time the queer community makes progress, or has moments of celebrating pride, …

New Piece on Medium: “We’re Queer, We’re Angry, and That’s Okay”

I wrote a piece on queer anger that I just put up on my Medium page! This was inspired by the many times I've been told that I shouldn't be angry when I'm in debates with people (primarily straight people) about homophobia, advocating for myself, and educating them on why certain phrases or behaviors are …