Some recent events in my personal life, resulting in people being surprised when they find out I’m an angry queer rights advocate, and strangers stepping WAY outta bounds with their messages, have led to me realizing that there are likely
CW: descriptions of emotional abuse, gaslighting, homophobia, transphobia, racism, and being disowned by family. So, my nesting partner, Falon, and I are once again talking about getting our legal name changes done. It’s been something that we’ve wanted to do
Holy shit, y’all! For the first time in 4-years, my partner, Falon, and I have gone a FULL MONTH [that’s over 4-weeks] without experiencing any form of transphobic or queerphobic street harassment of any kind. It is fucking glorious! For
Fact: the vast majority of people I have interacted with throughout my life do not respect, or even acknowledge most of the terminology I used to describe myself, or that other non-binary or gender nonconforming people use for themselves either.