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How Being Chronically ill and Queer Intersect, or Why do I have to defend my existence?

I recently started a Facebook Group called, Gluten Free Queers, as a way to honor the intersection of a gluten-free lifestyle with one’s sexuality and gender identity. To me, this is a branch of the myriad ways in which chronic … Continue reading

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Struggling to see myself in a sexist, cissexist world hostile to genderqueer femme identities

Sometimes I imagine myself still that freshman in college crouched over her computer screen as she engages in an instant message conversation with a trans-man who she met on Myspace.  I remember that my heart was beating fast, that pieces … Continue reading

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