Category Archives: LGBTQ+

“Andi Mack” and Representation

In April of this year, Disney Channel premiered the show, Andi Mack, To simplify the plot, it follows the story of a young girl, Andi, who discovers that who she believed was her sister is actually her mother. A show … Continue reading

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Remembering Pulse, One Year Later

It’s been one year since the tragedy at Pulse. I can’t even begin to know the pain of those who were there, and those who are or were close to them.  But I can and do know the pain I … Continue reading

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What We Can Do

There has been a lot going on lately politically, and I’m sorry I didn’t post sooner and that this post is coming on the first day of pride month.  But I’m here, and I want to make sure I share this … Continue reading

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Get Rid Of The Gender Binary, Researchers Too!

This is a crosspost from The Communicated Stereotype. You can view the original post here. Dear Researcher, Thank you for the work you do and for inviting my children to participate.  We have been participating in these studies since my … Continue reading

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An Open Letter

This is an open letter to the oppressed. The outcome of the election has truly shown us where this country stands. What its beliefs are. What its thoughts on minorities are. On people of colour. On the disabled. On women. … Continue reading

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Thoughts for a Different Version of Me

Different Version of Me, We may not have met yet, and if we haven’t, I hope someday we do.  Regardless, this is a difficult time for many of us, so I want you to remember something.  You are not alone. … Continue reading

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From an Ally’s Perspective

I have seen a lot of people expressing fear the last day or so. I have seen it from friends, I have seen it from family, and I have seen it online. I’d be lying if I said I am … Continue reading

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Here’s To Hope

Trigger Warning: Election Discussion I need to preface this: I am 100% okay with you having an opinion, with your opinion being different than mine, and with us having a civil discussion about ideas and opinions.  I am okay with … Continue reading

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What is National Coming Out Day

This year, National Coming Out Day happened to line up with Terminology Tuesday.  It is also Beneath The Identity’s one year anniversary.  I’m going to use this opportunity to talk about what National Coming Out Day is. National Coming Out … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Happy National Coming Out Day to everyone who has already come out, you brave, wonderful souls, I am proud of you. Happy National Coming Out Day to all those who have yet to come out, either because you aren’t ready … Continue reading

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