The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act today, so naturally I am crying all over my face about it.
A queer space, however temporary, is the one space that’s both physically and emotionally safe -- where, for once, heterosexuality isn’t assumed, and queer people are the default.
Nobody gives non-binary people sex advice. I pretty much had to make it all up. Straight girls, you can do that too, and as a bonus, I’m going to be nice and let you keep your gender.
It only takes a three-minute phone call outside my preferred, sweet queer bubble to come up against an attack of fierce self-protective hate and anger at being provoked to feel low-self-esteem at the hands of a fertility clinic receptionist.