Tag: transgender

  • In memory of Lily Jayne Summers

      My friend died. Though I’ve said these words aloud many times in my 30 years on this earth, it never gets easier. So when Alex told me that Lily had passed away, and Pink News confirmed my worst fears, I went numb. Lily Jayne Summers was an incredible human being. If you knew her, […]

  • #TBT: Millennials on the March

    This is the first in a series of Throwback Thursday posts I’m going to be doing, highlighting my work at now-defunct publications I’ve written for in the past. This is a piece I wrote on the National Equality March in Washington, D.C. which took place several years ago. It first appeared in the October 2009 […]

  • Tom Daley didn’t come out as gay. Stop lying. (Or, On Biphobia)

    Good on Tom Daley. In coming out, he’s shown more courage than some men twice his age. It’s a monumental announcement, with Owen Jones marking how far we’ve come in such a short time, while elsewhere at the Independent, they celebrate the number of professional athletes coming out of the closet. Yes, it’s a very […]