Trans* Representation in the Media

November 5, 2014 in inQueery

A hot topic these days is the representation of trans* people in the media. Some people claim that trans* is the new gay– now that gay rights have gained traction with the majority (60% of states have marriage equality) that it is time to focus on a more marginalized population of the LGBT community, transgender people.

Invisibility Series: Queer Femmes

September 24, 2014 in inQueery

Guest Writer Aurora Smith discusses femme queers in the first installment of a four-part Invisibility Series. Who are femme queers and why are they “invisible”? What can we do to change society’s (and our own!) way of seeing these women? Read on to learn more.

What is the “Cis Gaze” and Why Does it Matter?

June 18, 2014 in inQueery

By now, most people with an internet connection have heard about the #YesAllWomen campaign on Twitter. But this was just one brick in the wall of sexism. Trans* men, trans* women, genderfluid/non-conforming individuals and more voiced the ways that many cisgender people (and even LGB and other trans* folk) regularly discriminate against and belittle them due to fear, hatred and ignorance.

7 Awkward Experiences That Almost Every Lesbian Woman Will Face

October 9, 2013 in inQueery

Ariel, a guest writer for the blog, outlines another side of the article two weeks prior on awkward situations that occur between queer people and straight people. This time, we get a lesbian perspective. Click on the title to read on.

7 Awkward Experiences Almost Every Gay Man Will Face

September 25, 2013 in inQueery

JJ Medina outlines some common stereotypical remarks often heard by gay men. You may just let out a knowing laugh or two and shudder in familiarity. Or you may find it interesting to learn some of the frequent socially awkward moments one facet of the queer community often face. Read on!

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