Gender

Queer Kentucky founder, Spencer Jenkins talks future, funding Queer Entrepreneurs

Interview by Sam Osborne, Fringe Zine What does the word queer mean to you? How do you identify? The word Queer brings me peace. By definition it basically means weird or different and there’s always been a piece of me that never felt a part of the status quo. I’ve always felt a little on …

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GLAST Louisville Organizer talks Bisexuality

Terra Russell, Louisville What does the word queer mean to you? Queer means anything other than what is usually accepted as the norm. How do you identify? I identify as a bisexual, cis woman. I also identify as biromantic and queer. Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything at all? I call myself bisexual …

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‘The simplest thing is – You are not alone’

What does the word queer mean to you? To me queer has always equated with “outside of the other categories you’ve given me to choose from.” Which I like personally and I have always admired those who had adopted the label early. But then I catch the juxtaposition of choosing the “other” label (behold, it’s …

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Pushing children off the ledge, Conversion therapy

By Chuck Leach, former pastor and counselor Photo by Adam Creech We must stop folks from pushing children off the ledge. Conversion therapy (sometimes called “Reparative Therapy”) does exactly that; it pushes children off the ledge by unraveling the underpinnings of self-understanding, acceptance, and personhood. Conversion therapy was concocted by well-intended but misguided people to …

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