Tag: identities

Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

How sexual trauma can affect sexual attraction and orientation, and the implications for queer fights and queer rights. A lot of times when someone comes out of the closet as queer, ignorant people assume that it’s because they’ve experienced sexual trauma. They figure, someone must have hurt this person to make them no longer want … Continue reading Sexual Trauma and Queer Rights

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

It’s National Coming Out Day. I am fairly open about my identity, but I think it’s worth being very clear sometimes. I am queer. I started out identifying as a lesbian in 7th grade, then realized in 11th grade that I was bisexual. I have since identified as a lesbian again, as pansexual, and finally as queer. … Continue reading National Coming Out Day