What to Cry Over: A Letter to Myself

Content note: this piece contains discussion of heteronormativity and references to trauma. Sometimes people come into your life when you need them and then leave when you don’t. You might feel like you still need them. Perhaps they created the illusion of need. But you don’t. If they left, it’s because the lesson has beenContinue reading “What to Cry Over: A Letter to Myself”

Gender Expression, Revisited

I attended a queer zine fair in Tio’tia:ke/Montreal last weekend. There were so many people in attendance expressing gender in defiance of the binary, with beards and glitter and leg hair and lingerie and jewelry and shaved heads and colourful outfits. It was really affirming. Seeing so many gender variant people made me want to vary my gender expression more.