“I am who I am, I am my own special creation.”

It’s been a while since I played that song. The version from the La Cage Aux Folles soundtrack that sits in my iTunes, it’s been a while since I’ve heard it at all, and yet it’s been in my head all day.  I suspect that spending a good two hours watching Laverne Cox talk aboutContinue reading ““I am who I am, I am my own special creation.””

Let’s not forget that there are more parts to the Queer community than just the one(s) we belong to

I have been asked on occasion how my Genderqueer identity and my Lesbian identity are not in conflict.  My answer is always simple, my gender and my sexuality are not the same thing, although, working together in harmony, they combine to make part of the greater whole that is me.

Gender Identity should not be that hard to understand

I am sick of having to explain that I am neither male nor female.  That I am Genderqueer/Genderfluid/Gender non-conforming/Trans* (Transgender is the umbrella under which non-traditional gender identities fall, as is Trans*, it doesn’t just refer to Transsexuals).  I am sick of going round and round in circles with people because of the way languageContinue reading “Gender Identity should not be that hard to understand”