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Gender-Affirming Clothing

By : January 16, 2021 No Comment
If you identify as non-binary or transgender and you are seeking to update your wardrobe, where do you shop? There are a variety of places to buy gender-affirming clothing online. Gender-fluid fashion is becoming increasingly popular, and there are many apparel companies to choose from. Several clothing businesses now cater directly to transgender, non-binary, and gender-fluid individuals. Here are a few great companies where you can buy gender-affirming clothing. Rebirth Garments If you are a fan of color, you will want to check out Rebirth Garments! The company designs and produces gender non-conforming clothes for non-binary, trans, and disabled queers. One notable product of 2020 is their clear mask, designed to improve communication for Deaf and Hard of Hearing folx during the pandemic. The items are designed by a nonbinary,
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LGBTQ Books of 2020

By : January 16, 2021 No Comment
Like many others, you have probably spent a substantial amount of time indoors this year.  The avid reader may have gotten their hands on a few great novels. Are you looking for some inspiration for what to read next? Find below a list of ten LGBTQ books that were released in 2020.  Tomboyland by Melissa Faliveno Tomboyland is Melissa Faliveno’s debut essay collection. It features stories about her hometown of southwestern Wisconsin, and it also explores her sexual orientation and gender identity. In her novel she writes about grappling with gender identity and her gender expression growing up in the Midwest.   A World Between by Emily Hashimoto Hashimoto’s debut novel, A World Between, explores the relationship of a queer biracial Asian Jewish college student with one of her classmates. Spending
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LGBTQ Podcasts

By : December 22, 2020 Comments Off
If you have been stuck at home for most of COVID, you might be looking for some new activities to pass the time and listening to podcasts is a great way to entertain yourself and learn something new. When it comes to podcasts, we are spoiled for choice. In the U.S. alone, there are more than thirty million podcast episodes. Here is a list of just a few LGBTQ podcasts you can add to your listening queue.  LGBTQ&A The LGBTQ&A podcast is an interview podcast created in 2016. It features weekly interviews with members of the LGBTQ community. The podcast gives people a chance to get to know each guest and their accomplishments. Past guests of interest include Pete Buttigieg, Laverne Cox, and Lili Reinhart. Theirweekly episodes make for a
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LGBTQ Dating Apps

By : December 22, 2020 Comments Off
As we round the corner and COVID vaccines are becoming available, you might be thinking about getting back in the dating scene. Understandably, we are all out of practice when it comes to interacting with other people in person. Whether you are looking for love or a casual hook-up, there is an app for you. Here are some LGBTQ-friendly dating apps you can try out to meet other folks in your area. Hashtag Open This app is perfect for people who are polyamorous or non-monogamous. It is not only for queer people, but it is a queer-friendly app. You can join the app with a partner or by yourself and meet other couples or individuals. The app’s founder is a feminist, author, and radio host. Feeld Feeld is an app
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LGBTQ Friendly College Campuses

By : November 21, 2020 Comments Off
If you are applying to college and are also a part of the LGBTQ community, you may have additional concerns about selecting an appropriate school. You may even be worried about the acceptance of your identity or gender expression. There are a multitude of U.S. universities that claim to have LGBTQ pride, and even advertise that they are accepting of students of different sexual orientations. Many of these schools may even have LGBTQ clubs, events, and courses. But which schools have the most supportive communities? If you want a college experience where you feel free to be yourself and engage with a robust queer community, you will want to identify the most accepting college campuses.   So, what should you look for when trying to identify an LGBTQ-friendly school? Non-Discrimination Policies
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Coming Out at Work

By : November 21, 2020 Comments Off
Revealing your identity to coworkers, supervisors, or clients can be intimidating. However, coming out at work can improve work performance and drive success. For transgender or non-binary people, coming out may not be optional, but necessary. Yet for others, coming out at work may not be possible for personal or professional reasons. According to the Harvard Business Review, people who are completely out and open about their sexuality at work are more satisfied and enthusiastic about their jobs. On the other hand, those who are not out at work can face increases in social stress and depression. If you are considering coming out, check out Glassdoor’s workplace guide for LGBTQ professionals along with the steps below to help you get through the process. Know the Company Before choosing to come
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