I’m standing in line at the neighbourhood KFC restaurant that I patronize way more than I should. I’m having the hardest time deciding what to order and therefore how much hot n’ spicy chicken worth of trans fat I am about to consume. But I’m not the only one who is indecisive. In front of […]Read more "A Violation Rarely Spoken About: The Assault on One’s Gender Identity"
Today, I want to talk a little bit about vulnerability. I feel like the universe has ordained it, as for the past couple of weeks vulnerability has been a recurring theme in my daily life. It first presented itself while I deliberated on finally starting this blog. I thought, well, if I put my life out there […]Read more "Penny for your vulnerability?"
I remember the first time I heard the word “lesbian”. I remember because it was in a conversation I had anticipated for days. I was 7 years old; just a few months shy of 8. My mom and I were almost home and she was driving slower than usual; another indication of the dreaded inevitable. My mom’s […]Read more "Owning Your Identity"
I anticipate the frequency with which this question will be raised. Just like I recognize the default reaction to first hearing my name is “What does [my name] mean?” I’d be lying if I said that I had not put thought into naming this blog. In fact, I thought about it long and hard; I […]Read more "Why “The Other Gentleman”?"