queer identity

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The Launch of My First E-Course: Building the Foundation for Self-Love

For the past year, I have been working with my mom, Michelle Minero, a therapist who specializes in eating disorder recovery, on co-creating an e-course based on her book, Self-Love Diet: The Only Diet That Works. I’ve been working with my mom since 2010. I joined the board of a nonprofit she founded, Eating Disorder Recovery … Continue reading

I’m Launching A Campaign! It Involves You!

Good Morning, 🙂 I said I’m launching a campaign, but I meant that we’re launching a campaign. We, as in The Human Experience (T.H.E.) Team and I, us and you. I’d love your help with it. It revolves around people, hopefully you, or someone you know, submitting in writing their human experience. The Human Experience is … Continue reading

Untitled – My New Vlog

I’ve been wanting to create a vlog for the past year, and I did today. 🙂 My vlog, with the working title of Young Adult: Queer Edition, will explore identity in relation to sexuality, creativity, the job market, community, self-love and how all of those intersect into the concept of adulthood. This vlog is tied to … Continue reading

The Diversity in a Label

Labels are important. They help us to organize and understand things, but all things have a shadow side, including labels. A single label can’t fully articulate the person it’s attached to. I identify as a lesbian, but my self-identification as a lesbian can have a completely different meaning for me compared to my lesbian friends … Continue reading

My Commitment To Being Authentically Vulnerable

I was editing a blog post, Dream a big Scary Dream!, that my mom wrote for our group blog, Self-Love Warrior, and I absolutely loved it. What she wrote really resonated with me, especially after my experience with the Stonewall Talent Programme and my trip to London (which I’m still in London at the airport, waiting … Continue reading

I Am The Human Experience

I am Emelina. I am a writer, a journalist, an artist, a runner, a nature lover, a caffeine junkie and deeply connected to my family. I am a feminist, a cheese lover and extraordinarily competitive, as well as chill and low key. I love trying new things, new foods and traveling. I want to live … Continue reading

Trans Women Included: Feminism and Trans* Intersections

By Allison Moon LesbianWerewolves.com @TalesofthePack Author of Hungry Ghost, the sequel to Lunatic Fringe. Emelina invited me to share my thoughts on the intersections of Trans* and Feminism, as inspired by a panel I was a part of at WisCon, a feminist Science Fiction/Fantasy conference. The questions I seek to address are listed in this … Continue reading

Join me in the Kickstarter Launch of our Queer Magazine-Community – The Human Experience: Redefining Queer Culture

On my 25th birthday, August 28th, we’ll be launching a Kickstarter Project to raise start-up money for the online magazine-community we’re creating, The Human Experience: Redefining Queer Culture. Our Kickstarter project will last for 60 days, ending on October 26th. What Is Our Fundraising Goal? Our minimum goal: $50,000 Our medium goal: $300,000 Our Ideal … Continue reading

I’m Creating a Queer Magazine-ish-Community Site

I already have this queer blog, right? I do! But I want to create something larger, and something outside of myself. I want to create something that can turn my passions into my career. Working Title – The Human Experience: Redefining Queer Culture What This Magazine-like Site Will Do: It will Open Dialogue: Guest Posts … Continue reading

Trans* Men & Misogyny

Via Twitter, a reader commented on my blog post, I Want to Open Conversation about Queer Diversity, Queer Identity and the Bigotry within the Queer Community: @CommKr8veWriter Great piece. Curious about what u thk abt trans men & w/tran or cis & the misogyny that is coming from that. In ano piece. I wasn’t clear … Continue reading

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