How do I explain to my kids that there’s a whole lot of heteronormativity and monogamous expectation in the world? They’ve been raised a-religiously, around a lot of queer, alternative relationship structures and around people who are gender variant, and thus far haven’t absorbed the idea that there’s a whole world of “relationships are one born-man … Continue reading How Do I Talk To My Children About Heteronormativity?
My fiancé and I are both femme bi women and every time we are out and about, minding our own business (while shopping, having brunch, going to the gym, etc), someone inevitably asks us if we’re related. Or assumes we are sisters (the brother of a groom at a gay wedding!). Or, worse, mother and daughter (LGBT-friendly … Continue reading My Fiancé Is Not My Twin Sister