queer experience

On The Thought of Renaming Myself: Why I Like My Deadname But At The Same Time Hate It

by Adrian (he/him/his) Most Indonesians only have one name. That’s right, their first name is also their official name. Depending on their ethnicity, they may also go by their nickname—usually given by parents or grandparents based on their personality or physical build. Such a name… Read More »On The Thought of Renaming Myself: Why I Like My Deadname But At The Same Time Hate It

Examining the Role of Family and Queerness in Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby

by Chelsea Gallagher (she/her/hers) The word “transition” can be traced back to the Latin word “transitionem”. Originally used as a noun to describe “going across or over”, but what is the power it holds today? With the evolution of self-discovery tied with gender, we find… Read More »Examining the Role of Family and Queerness in Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby

Policing and Pride

by James Whitfield (he/him/his) Since the inception of the first UK pride, it has been a mix of protest and celebration. Often both have been so fused it is impossible to differentiate the two. However, over the years, many have questioned whether the element of… Read More »Policing and Pride

Two people holding hands at a Pride parade

notes on protest & breath

By Claire Tunnacliffe (she/they) Over a year has passed, as we have collectively held ourselves in. Locked down and away from friends, family – blood or chosen, the places, streets, bars, clubs, community spaces, and routines many of us structure our lives around – often… Read More »notes on protest & breath