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Transforming Ideas of Queerness

By : October 27, 2021 Comments Off
Society is starting to become more educated on the concept of gender, but there is still a long way to go. People are just beginning to understand that gender is a spectrum, which means that every person is completely unique. As we go through life, we gain new experiences and learn new things about ourselves and the world around us. If we don’t change amidst these changes, we may begin to feel stuck. Within the lens of heteronormativity, this can be seen in how society expects people to look and behave in a certain way. In response, we may choose to reflect those standards in order to fit in or conform to the world around us, regardless of who we actually are. Performing gender and sexuality in this way is
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Much Like Unicorns, Linear Pathways Rarely Exist

By : October 27, 2021 Comments Off
Time consistently has a way of making fools of us all, it seems—me more so than most.  I spent several years carefully combing the Internet, as one does, in hopes of finding the perfect labels that encompass the entirety of me.  I picked away at the surface-level characteristics I noticed about myself and used them as key terms in this search.  “Non-binary and queer,” I thought to myself.  “My journey of self-discovery is over.” And then the pandemic hit. And then quarantine happened. If you ever think you know yourself, think again.   Being trapped with not much more than yourself for company leads you to greater depths of understanding than you ever believed to be possible. You begin redefining everything you ever thought you knew.  Perhaps those days you felt
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