Queering intimacy
Feb15

Queering intimacy

« ‹ 1 of 9 › » Experiences of intimacy, in so many of my own cases, were often wrought with the anxiety of underperforming or oversharing. It was with some relief that I finally arrived at my own queerness in my late teens and felt my world grow bigger. Finally, I had arrived somewhere where I could set my own pace and my own definitions. My understanding of intimacy changed radically. Queerness eliminated so many of the rules I had...

I know a place: queer spaces in Hamilton
Nov16

I know a place: queer spaces in Hamilton

Hamilton is the city in which I first discovered what a queer community could feel like. When I moved here for my undergraduate degree, I quickly learned how to assemble a makeshift community of queer friends that felt more like coming home than I could have ever predicted. Building a home is equal parts locating a physical space to claim as yours and finding a family to fill it. I have had no difficulties with the latter. What...