More and more people (and celebrities) are coming out as pansexual — but what does it mean?
Heteronormativity is everywhere we look—but what does it mean?
What are the different aspects of transitioning, and why might someone start a transition?
What are neopronouns, where do they come from, and how can we use them when referring to people?
What is bi erasure, and how can we avoid contributing to it?
What does it mean to out someone, and why is it not ok?
We know it's a long acronym, but here's what each letter stands for and why we use LGBTQIA here at My Kid Is Gay!
What it means to deadname, and why you should never do it.
Every one of us has the opportunity to be an ally to someone in the fight for equality.
Transphobia is the hatred of transgender people—but it's not always easy to spot in our culture.
What does it mean to be homophobic, and how does homophobia affect the LGBTQ person in your life?
Thinking intersectionally is absolutely necessary if we want to live in a more just world. Here's how!
Many transgender and nonbinary people experience some kind of gender dysphoria. This Defining piece breaks down the different types of gender dysphoria.
What does it mean to identify as gender nonconforming?
"Gay" may seem like a simple word to define. Turns out, it's a little more complicated than what you may think.
What is "privilege," and what do you do when you have it?
What does it mean when someone uses they/them pronouns?
What Pride means, what you can expect at a Pride celebration, and more.
This installment of "Defining" tackles Questioning—what it means, and why you should consider it a valid identity for anyone.
Many people have reclaimed the word "queer" as a positive way to describe themselves. What does the word mean?
Our next installment of our "Defining" series tackles non-binary gender identities!
More and more people are using the term "cisgender" when talking about gender identities, but what does the word actually mean? Check out this installment of our "Defining" series to find out.
Welcome to another installment of our Defining series! Today we're tackling what it mean to be transgender.
Today we tackle TWO big terms: cisgender and transgender. As always, we unpack them step by step to define, explain, and debunk myths around these two gender identities.
What does it mean to identify as intersex? Georgiann Davis breaks it down in our next installment of our "Defining" series.
Bisexuality is a complex topic, with a lot of myths surrounding it. Let's unpack it a bit more!
Beck Paterson defines Asexuality as the first part of our ongoing series.