LGBT Living

In this section, I’ll explore queer identity and politics, as well as spotlighting my favorite LGBTQ+ creatives!

Well, hello cuties! We're taking a sharp left away from fashion today, to delve into personal storytelling and federal aid programs. WHAT A TREAT, am I right? https://twitter.com/the_huntswoman/status/1134114043587833859 Hello, SEA-TAC For the past few months, I've been stepping  in as caregiver relief for my aunts who are taking care of my elderly grandparents (on...
If you've found your way to this post, it's likely because you would like to make sure to support some LGBTIA or queer artists this holiday season.  By supporting the work of queer makers and creatives, we help build a more robust LGBTQIA community. I've put together this list of...
I think I've tried to write this post more than a dozen times.  Struggling with writing, I tried to film a video for my YouTube channel, a film session that ended with me sitting on the floor, crying. Yep, we're doing great! Overall, I think the trouble with coming out stories...
Given the political climate, I wanted to celebrate the Jewish creators that I know and follow.  Growing up Mormon, I knew exactly 0 Jewish people (even though Mormons are actually a body of people that form an unofficial fan club of Jews & Judaism - because they're the OG...
Soooooo, Utah is known for being a bit of a conservative state.  But if you're a bit of a weirdo like me, you're more interested in finding the weirdos and misfits – folks who aren't afraid to march to the beat of their own drummer. THEREFORE!  Here's a list of...
Wow, US politics is not having a cute moment rn.  Immigrant children are still being detained by the US government, there's (another) rapist on the Supreme Court and Thanksgiving is coming up – complete with your Uncle Kevin arguing "Trump isn't that bad." And while it is tempting to figure...
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So, I wrote the first draft of this piece on my way back from A-Camp. I was thinking about the current state of indie media, and specifically AfterEllen shutting down, and Riese Barnard’s piece on Nylon what it’s like to run a media website for queer women. FAST FORWARD a few months,...
Plus Size boudoir Photoshoot
Are you looking for a body positive boudoir session?  Then you'll love tihs post I wrote about my experience with Portland-based boudoir photographer, Suma Jane Dark! OKAY SO. Let’s talk boudoir & personal politics. Body Positive Boudoir Photoshoot A few months ago, an internet friend and now IRL friend, Suma Jane Dark, started...
Being soft does not mena you are any lesser. It means despite how difficult the world can be, you have held onto your capacity to feel.
Right now, I’m writing this piece on an XL twin mattress on the floor of a co-op house on Stanford campus. This mattress has no sheets, and I snagged some blankets from the donation bin in front of the house. It’s a glamorous life. I came to help one of my...
Y’all, I didn’t go to Pride this year. And I didn’t go the year before.  Or the year before... that? I don’t think I went in 2014, either? I think my last Pride was in 2013. Awk. Which, if you know me, is pretty weird. I love going to drag shows (dollar bills prepped),...

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