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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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Being Queer

She thrives and survives

  Syimone, DJ from Louisville, Kentucky Queer means independent to me. It means that you are standing up and claiming who you are and who you can be. I identify as trans, and as history has taught us, trans women were the movers and shakers of this movement. Trans women of color don’t get the respect …

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Being Queer

Tossed back to Midwest

  José, Louisville/Lexington, Kentucky I moved here a month before the 2016 presidential election…and moved back to Portland, Ore. for six months after the election before returning. I think everybody felt very devastated, my partner and I felt devastated and we didn’t have a community to fall back on because we didn’t know anyone in …

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