Being Bi in West Virginia

I’m used to being unusual. Exotic. More than the usual. After all, I’m black in America; black in WV. Of course, that means I always have to be different. That said, I’m also bisexual and a bit of a late bloomer. I consider myself queer. A queer, bisexual, black, socialist …

Zoo Cage #100

  The people who make up the mountain region of West-by-God-Virginia would say they are friendly, nice, and welcoming. They would say their arms are open to all, especially those in need. To a certain degree, that is true. They are everything they say; but for some of us, we …

Coming Out of the Closet in Appalachia

Coming Out of the Closet in Appalachia by Harley Wince David Kohlmeier has it set. He has recently appointed minister is a Unitarian church off of Cape Cod, is expecting a child soon with his husband, Nathan, and is feeling the love and acceptance from friends and family all around …

Drag Shows and Being Transexual

As a trans woman, I have no personal experience doing drag or as part of the drag culture. I’ve always looked on it with an outsider’s perspective. My overall impression is that drag can be a good thing or a bad thing, it all depends on the details and context.

The Queer Agenda

We interview a non-binary gendered person about what it’s really all about. What about you would people consider “not normal? “I haven’t felt exclusively male in a long time. When Laura Jane Grace from Against Me! came out, I kinda realized I liked the idea of wearing dresses and more …