A look to the year ahead

Many things have happened to me over the past few weeks. I’m not going to go into details, but it’s as if my life has become new again. Therefore, I expect 2014 to be a completely different year. My first goal for the year is to stop basing who I am on other people. For…

Media Representation

When 16-year-old Julie Jackson looks up at a movie screen, they expect to see a representation of themself in those flickering lights. The characters are someone they could be, something that is relatable. Instead, they looks up to see a stereotypical white male character saving the day, falling in love with a girl and riding…

Identity: Gender and Fluidity

When I was 15 years old, after hearing that my biological father was a cross dresser, I started looking into gender. At first it was just cross dressers and people who were MAAB and femme. But after that, I wanted to know more, and I started looking into the other side, specifically FTMs who were…