Home isn’t always the safest place.

Someone wrote…

I’ve recently discovered genderqueer and it felt like coming home. I don’t know how to tell other people, though, for fear of rejection/confusion/”it’s just a phase.” I don’t know how I feel about it, so how can I expect them to understand it? I feel at home, yes, but home isn’t always the safest place.

How did you tell people you were genderqueer? How safe was it?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on April 10th, 2009 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 4 comments »

4 Responses to “Home isn’t always the safest place.”

  1. Ravyn

    Sometimes home is what you make it. There are enough different ways to be genderqueer that you're going to need to explain what you mean by it, what it means to you, to anybody who needs to know and is interested enough to have their mind boggled and their consciousness expanded.


  2. Shaded Spriter

    I never really thought about my gender or sexual identity untill about month ago. I am in a better place mentally because of it. But i don’t think i am in a safer place.


  3. Kelsey

    holy crap, this is mine. I didn't even recognize it at first and I was like, "THIS IS EXACTLY HOW I FEEL." Well, duh, that's because I wrote it.


  4. Andy_lsg

    I totally feel you on this.


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