Being Queer Education Gender LGBT rights Pronouns

Pronouns Matter

by Sarah Gardiner Pronouns matter. Apart from name, they are the main way we address other humans in conversation, thought, and identity. So understanding them and getting them right is vital. Let’s start by defining the concept. Pronouns are the words we use when referring to another person. The three sets you will hear most …

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Interview

Q&A with Queer KY Seminarian

How do you identify? I identify as a gay man. What does the word queer mean to you? I think queer is a word that is used to describe a community that is hard to fit into one label. People are used to saying, “the gay community,” but “the gay community” is exclusive because gender …

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Being Queer

Grateful, Gay, Glorious

  Breson Morelos, So. Indiana and Kentucky Queer, to me, is a term that used to give me so much fear. See, in my experience, it was a term that was used to demean or harm a person who is not attracted to only the opposite sex or perhaps feel romantically inclined into pursuing. Now, …

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Being Queer

Country pride

  J.C. Phelps, Russell County, Kentucky I was raised in a small, rural lake community in Southern Kentucky. Growing up in Russell County, being gay, queer, a part of the LGBTQ community, is a foreign concept to many. Due to this reality, I, a gay man, incessantly try to live my life as freely, boldly, …

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Strength in family, strength in me

  Timmy Singer, Oldham County, Kentucky, 24 “When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” – Alexander Den Heijer Queer to me is inclusion & pride, but Google will tell you otherwise. Like most marginalized groups taking back a word with negative connotations gives us power and takes …

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