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I’m a queer adult content creator ditching Patreon for good

Patreon is purging NSFW content. It's time to look for alternatives.

On Jun 28, 2019 by Ana Valens

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Lyft’s in-app pronoun choices are rainbow capitalism at its worst

Many feel that it’s just another company trying to make money off queer folks.

On Jun 4, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

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Stop shaming parents for giving their kids screen time

Sometimes 'Baby Shark' is less about the kids, and more about a three-minute parental breather.

On Apr 26, 2019 by Josh Katzowitz

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I worked with the migrant caravan—and Trump is the cause of his national emergency

This is a humanitarian crisis of Trump's own making.

On Feb 19, 2019 by Prince Shakur

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If there were no cis people in the world for 24 hours, here’s what I would do

Everyday life is difficult for trans women. I should know.

On Feb 4, 2019 by Ana Valens

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My fatness is not a winter fad

Nice try, I will not keep you warm.

On Jan 3, 2019

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How I learned about my Indian culture through YouTube cooking tutorials

Food connected me back to my roots—and my mother.

On Dec 21, 2018 by Akanksha Singh

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The beauty in the in-between: Reclaiming my multi-dimensional identities

Because I'm 'passing,' my identities are at times privileged and at times oppressed.

On Dec 4, 2018

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Tumblr gave me a safe space to come to terms with my asexuality

Scrolling through gray ace blogs, I suddenly felt less alone.

On Oct 25, 2018 by Victoria Collins

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I am proof that anti-trans messaging can have real, disturbing consequences

Even if Trump's proposals don't happen, the damage has already been done.

On Oct 23, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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How a Facebook group helped me heal from religious trauma

I am Black, nonbinary, and queer—and the Jehovah's Witness community didn't want me.

On Oct 19, 2018 by Jonathan P. Higgins, Ed.D

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‘Ear parties,’ luxury piercing, and the mothers yearning for control

When life feels chaotic, why not get your tragus pierced.

On Aug 31, 2018 by Jessica Wright Weinstock

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Black church leaders betrayed the community long before they cozied up to Trump

We have come a long way from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Aug 9, 2018 by Tiffanie Drayton

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Viral #BBQBeckys and #CouponCarls are the new slave patrols

White people exercising authority is nothing new.

On Jul 27, 2018 by Prince Shakur

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What to wear to become an American citizen

How an outfit can symbolize your relationship to America.

On Jul 4, 2018