REVEALING YOUR TRUE SELF (ESSENTIAL AUTHENTICITY)

Our true selves exist whether we acknowledge them or not, often buried under learned behavior. Identity is an elusive concept. We feel we must define ourselves using a relatively small selection of roles and conscious character traits, even if none accurately represents our notion of “self.” The confusion surrounding our true natures is further compounded…

WE NEED TO MOVE BEYOND COMING OUT & BEGIN INVITING IN

Today is National Coming Out day — a time that has historically been used to encourage queer people to tell their friends and families that we aren’t heterosexual, or cisgender, as power and privilege make that the default assumption. While it’s served as a helpful marker for many, it’s time to expand our understanding of what “coming out” really means —…