Today Was the First Day

Today was the first day. The first day that a flame has been ignited somewhere in the region of my solar plexus. It's a familiar flame, burning white hot, just below the surface. It's a flame that I lost when I was sick. Another thing that cancer took from me. But friends, I didn't know …

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Cameron: An Ode to People Living in a Binary Gendered World

Since I started volunteering at Inside Out Youth Services and then later worked there, I have connected with so many youth who don't identify with the sex they were assigned at birth. So many defeated youth whose identities are inadvertently or even directly disrespected on a daily basis. I sat with so many youth at …

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Sam Smith Identifies as Non-Binary and Why It Matters

Did you hear/read that Sam Smith came out as non-binary yesterday? If not, I recommend stopping here to read this NBC article. This is such exciting news for many reasons, one of the main ones being that the more we shine a spotlight on "gender queer" "non-binary" "gender non-conforming (GNC)" the more our society can …

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