By Laura Vixen. Sarabande Books Let us speak without occasion of relations of our choosing! How many times have you said or heard those words? I have, hundreds of times. With her recent work, Julietta Singh, associate professor of English and women, gender, and sexuality studies at the University of Richmond, has taken the mantle of other brown and Black lesbian and bisexual female authors who came before her—includi. When there are so many incredible people in our community and we still have such a long way to go before we achieve real equality, one lone day is simply not.
For some, there's a fear of how people - especially friends and family - will respond; 'Will they support me? Will they be disappointed? It's super scary, because the world is still sadly, but decidedly, a heteronormative place. Bathroom genders are still binary, gay marriage is still up for debate ahem, we're looking at you Australia and Trump's trying to get transgender soldiers banned from the military in the USA.