LBGTQIA+

Burning Heart

Its the temple that I see every day Its the temple that society tells me I need to weigh My body is not clay It’s not perfect and that’s okay Because its mine And I love it anyway You...

I love the city

I was five years old when I first realized I was gay. Being the eldest daughter of immigrant parents, there were many things I wasn’t allowed to do and experience. I wasn’t able...

Nobody of a Soldier

I really don’t know how to start, as far as I see it, until the past year my life has been rather dark. I turn 30 this January 2021. I guess its easiest to start at the beginning...

life under law and treasures

My name is Nicole and I had lived a terrible nightmare though my story may not go far it does grow strong, you see when I was belittle as a kid it reflect on struggle and ever chance it was...

I didn’t know i was lesbian

My name is aisha I was born 1993 when I was 2 months old my left us. Me and my brother where living with my mom and when i was 8 years old my mom got married but after year she divorced...

My Life as a trans woman

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood rape, sexual abuse, suicide and other forms of self-harm. My Story My name is Jenna, I am...

My art

I am an extremely extrovert, optimistic, people person and for me a regular day wouldn’t end without meeting with at least 50 people. It was around 5 years from the time when I...

Justice for all

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood molestation and rape. Hello all I would like to introduce myself, my name is Traci Weir...

All of the Red Balloons

This story originally appeared in Kate Rademacher’s collaborative blog series on the topic of Risky Love: Without giving it too much thought, I signed up to spend spring break my...

Living the Truth

I didn’t grow up with the language young people have these days around gender and sexuality. I was 19 when I first met my first gay person and that encounter started me on a path to my...