The experience of welcoming friends that turn into family is a gift all of its own.
"Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot."
"This couple is suspiciously happy. Someone gonna die."
When tackling dysphoria, the solutions often only comprise of hormones and gender affirming surgery. For many trans people, these are not viable options due to...
Albertalli writes, “I’ve never kissed a girl. I never even realised I wanted to.” That’s how I felt when I came out – like people would question the validity of...
When I came out to my parents at 16, the punches were coupled with blows to the heart.
There is nothing more empowering than being accepted and celebrated by your own, especially with someone who was an integral part of your childhood.
This poem is extracted from Throat, the new collection by award-winning Mununjali Yugambeh writer Ellen van Neerven.
I first saw him in a time just before social distancing. Now our new relationship is being put to the test.
After coming out as queer, I resisted makeup and beauty products for years.
"When my father visited me in Melbourne a few months ago we had some frank conversations," writes Lise Leitner.
Simple daily necessities like going to the supermarket has resulted in verbal comments of: ‘f**k you’re ugly’ and when using a public toilet, I’ve been told, ‘a...
In the last year, I have openly let go of womanhood. I no longer identify with the gender assigned to me at birth.
The ceremony lasted three minutes and was officiated by a friend leaning out of a fourth-floor window.
"All of us queens who do work full time have already left our day jobs, we can't go back."
Seeing queer identities and stories given a platform in film not only validated my own sense of self, but also helped expose me to the beautiful diversity and...
At boarding school, people wouldn’t say the word “lesbian,” they’d just say “L”.
"Seeing the effect that my viral video had on people has really inspired me to be the best influence that I can be."
"I can remove my makeup in 5 minutes and if I come out the bathroom a man, no-one can say anything, you know? But for my trans brothers and sisters… they can’t...