So, you've decided to start chest binding! If you want to flatten your chest, a specially designed chest binder is going to be safest and easiest way to do that. But everyone’s got their own circumstances, and if that’s not an option for you then there are still a couple of things you can do. In this post, we’ll look at 6 ways to chest bind without a binder and how to stay safe when doing so!
So far in this mini-series of articles, we’ve looked at how to best support your queer/trans kid with both the basics and the stuff that might be trickier. You might think it sounds pretty heavy and you wouldn’t be wrong — supporting your queer child is important but can take work. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun too! Here are some ideas on how to support your queer kid in fun ways you’ll both enjoy that will bring you closer together.
Here are some of the more challenging parts of supporting your queer kid you may struggle with, and why it’s all the more important that you do these things.
So, your child has come out to you as queer. Congratulations! This may be something deeply personal and important to your child that they’ve chosen to share with you. But you might be feeling confused or unsure of how best to support them, especially if you’re not very familiar with LGBTQA+ identities. That’s why we’re putting together a mini-series of blog post guides to help you be the very best parent you can and support your queer kid! In this post, we’ll be covering some of the basics of what to do when your child has just come out.
It’s the time of year when many young people are just finding out what college or university they’ll be attending, and starting to plan what may be their first big move away from home. If that’s you, first of all—Congratulations! And second of all, you might be thinking, ‘How am I going to find all the other queer people?’ If that’s you, don’t worry! In this post, we’ll look at how to find your queer community in a new place and get involved, so when term starts you can start having fun!
Experimentation is an important part of exploring yourself and figuring out an identity that works for you. But it can be difficult and scary to try that, especially if you’re not yet ready to show the world this important part of yourself.
Many trans men, nonbinary people, butches, or gender non-conforming people pack and bind to alleviate dysphoria, but there are more benefits than that to packing and binding. In this post, we’ll look at the history of clothing to change your shape, and some of the benefits you might not have thought of that come with packing and binding.
For many transmasc, butch, and genderqueer people, the first time you get a good haircut - one that leaves you feeling like the hottest and most awesome version of you - is a pretty big deal. But if you’ve always had long hair before and never set foot in a barbershop before, the idea can be pretty intimidating. That’s why we’ve put together this post of the ultimate guide to getting your first masc haircut stress-free