Colorado Springs

Hello. I wish I wasn't writing this. I don't even know where to start. Trigger warning for discussions of mass shootings, hate crimes against LGBTQ people, and Transgender Day of Remembrance. This morning, I woke up to news alerts of a shooting at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs. The AP, CNN, and Washington Post… Continue reading Colorado Springs

I Am Professional (a repost of my recent LinkedIn campaign)

I recently participated in the #IAmProfessional Linkedin campaign and wanted to share my contribution here. "Hey LinkedIn universe, #IAmProfessional! I am 17. I am queer. I am non-binary. I am disabled, both mentally and physically. I wear makeup. I attend meetings in t-shirts with galaxy backgrounds. I work from bed sometimes. But still, I am… Continue reading I Am Professional (a repost of my recent LinkedIn campaign)

My Journey to Disability Pride

Hey y'all! I really want to get back into the swing of long-form personal blog posts, so this'll be one of my first attempts at that in a while. July is Disability Pride Month. I know my piece is a bit late (it's July 31 as I'm putting finishing touches on it and posting it),… Continue reading My Journey to Disability Pride

My Gender and Disability Journey

Alright, so here goes my post on gender and disability. As I’ve mentioned before, I am nonbinary. I'm also AMAB (meaning I was born male). I first started exploring my gender about 6 months ago. I've always been into makeup and other more traditionally feminine things. And I just felt different. I decided on the… Continue reading My Gender and Disability Journey

Coming Out: My Way

Hey y’all! It’s June 1! That means it’s the first day of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. I’ve always been an ally of the community, for as long as I can remember. Growing up Baptist Christian in Alabama, I was raised in a way that taught me that being gay was a sin. I was also raised… Continue reading Coming Out: My Way