Changing my Gender Marker in Michigan

An ID displays an illustrated person. The text reads as follows. Sex X. Changing my gender marker in Michigan.

Went to get a new ID, decided to change my gender marker that day. Michigan makes it that easy! Getting a New Michigan ID In Michigan, you need a current, valid driver’s license or state ID to apply for a marriage license. I’m not a driver due to anxiety and overstimulation. So, I’ve never held […]

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What Does Sapphic Mean?

A flag is divided into 3 equal horizontal parts. The parts are top to bottom as follows. Pink, white, pink. The white part has two purple flowers with green leaves. Beside the flag, the image asks, what does sapphic mean?

Though the word “sapphic” is likely well-understood in many LGBTQ+ circles (mostly likely sapphic ones), there’s still a lot of confusion around the word. Is it a vibe? Is it a label? Who does it include? Where does it apply? As a core team member for Sapphic Writers, I’ve encountered both personal and professional confusion […]

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LGBT Book Review: Gender–Your Guide by Dr Lee Airton

A book title states, gender, your guide, by lee airton, P H D.

Welcome to another LGBT book review! All reviews touch on genre/plot, tropes (if any), quality of LGBT content, and avoid most spoilers. Catch up on my last book review of Moonkcakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker. You can find all LGBT book reviews here. This review will run slightly differently, as some categories are not […]

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Trans people and their laptops: “I am cishet” and other lies I keep telling

The AL&HL logo includes the trans pride colors. The title states as follows. Trans people and their laptops. I am cishet and other lies I keep telling.

Welcome to AH&HL’s first annual guest-post series for Trans Awareness Week! The “Trans People and their Laptops” series aims to share a diverse set of trans stories, histories, and celebrations. This post is by nonbinary bisexual writer, Chiara (she/they/he). Read all identity posts. “Who am I today?”, that’s the question I ask myself every morning. You’d probably wonder […]

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Am I nonbinary? A gender journey of euphoria and confusion

A nonbinary pride flag includes the following post title. Am I nonbinary? A gender journey of euphoria and confusion.

Over the course of several months, I never stopped asking myself, am I nonbinary? I wondered if I’d ever find a solid answer. Here’s the journey to my self-discovery, summarized with key points (or jokes, have fun distinguishing) at the end of each section to perhaps help other AFAB (assigned female at birth) nonbinary people […]

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Lesbian Visibility: Coming (out) of Age–Realising Who I Am

The title states, lesbian visibility week. Coming out of age, realising who I am.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Liv explores the intersectionality of lesbian, nonbinary, and ace identities. Read all identity posts here. It’s lesbian visibility week, and I’m planning on posting pictures on Twitter with my lesbian pride flag, […]

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