Hello, dear readers! Thank you for stopping by for a bit of conversation and caffeine. I nearly forgot about our coffee date, I’ve been up doing a bit of work in the yard, around the house, and getting our new grill set up for some jalapeño cheddar burgers, corn on the cob, and grilled peaches for … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee // Happy Pride Month to My Fellow Queers!
“The single best thing about coming out of the closet is that nobody can insult you by telling you what you’ve just told them.” — Rachel Maddow When you’re growing up queer there exists some time between when you realize you are different, when other people realize you are different, and when you are comfortable … Continue reading They Can’t Hurt Me Anymore
I was dead and walking pretending to be what I thought a woman should be when she’s with boys that think they are men I was dead and walking and then you walked by and I felt everything all at once and all of a sudden I was born a human again for the first … Continue reading When I Was Dead
I am not good at speaking out when I am hurt by the words of others. I hate confrontation, it makes me uncomfortable. Lately, I have been thinking about the consequences of keeping quiet. Maybe it is doing more harm than just saying how I feel? I allow other people to harm me because I … Continue reading Being Uncomfortable, Voicing Discomfort, and Leaving Uncomfortable Spaces
Identifying as a genderqueer person when your gender actually appears to be pretty clear-cut means living in a world where you may never feel 100% comfortable in your own skin. My body says to the world that I am very much female but inside I feel something like a mix of both genders, or maybe … Continue reading Dressing for No Gender