Curious about what happens in a WHaQ! Meeting?? Would you like to join WHaQ! but are scared about being “out there” and nervous about meeting a group of people you’ve never met before? Are you looking for other lesbian/bisexual women to talk to and get a little support from in coming out, being out, or […]
Society Is Wrong I was eight years old when I learnt that being ‘gay’ was an insult. I was nine when I began using it, ten when I realised that it was wrong. I was seven when I was told that ‘same sex couples’ didn’t exist. Eight when I was told that it was attention […]
Giving Others the Courage to COME OUT geekspiralling: Tatiana tears up as a fan thanks Tatiana and the show for giving her the courage to come out and for writing Cosima as a character who is more than her sexuality.
You’re not alone. We’re Here.
lgbtgivesmehope: I know a lot of people are afraid to identify themselves as LGBT+ simply because they don’t know how to ‘come out’. So they remain faking heterosexuality. But I want anyone in that situation to know that you don’t have to ‘come out’. There’s a good chance that your close friends and possibly your […]
Anonymous: Advice on coming out? totallylesbians: Honestly, I don’t know how much help I’m going to be for this. But I’ll do my best. When it comes to coming out you can’t rush this. You have to be ready for it yourself. But I’d start small. First tell someone who is close to you that […]
“We get told it all the time, but when we’re in a room filled with kids who maybe 10 or 15 years ago didn’t have this kind of inclusivity and support, you really can’t help but wonder…. I’m just so happy for the people that stuck around. And if you, or someone you love, didn’t […]
This one has been doing the rounds, but I’m stealing it right now from Varta: Six things you should know after the Supreme Court verdict on Section 377, Indian Penal Code: a) On December 11, 2013, the Supreme Court reversed the Delhi High Court ruling on Section 377, which means this law is back in […]
After Wednesday’s ruling, I think it’s important to note how Section 377 affects us, as queer women: the law has been interpreted by the judiciary as applying to anal intercourse between two men, and that too requiring proof for any conviction to occur. In a case from around 2003 (I’ve forgotten the exact details of […]
Coming Out in a Muslim Family Coming Out in a Muslim Family –