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5 Influential Queer People in the Video Game Industry

5 Influential Queer People in the Video Game Industry

The video game industry is not exactly known for its welcoming or inclusive environment for queer people and others living on the margins of society. Luckily, there is a gradual change with more diverse people daring to speak up and establish themselves in the video game landscape. However, queer people have always been part of the video game industry. Whether they were out at the time or came out later...

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New Year's Affirmations

New Year's Affirmations

The New Year has started. Goodbye to 2023 and welcome to 2024!


People always like to look back on the previous year to see what they have achieved. While this can be a great way to see how far you’ve come, it might also leave you disappointed or feeling you haven’t done enough. Especially if you compare yourself to others. Then again, on social media people often don’t show the ‘ugly’ side or the struggles they have. This can easily lead to an idyllic but twisted image. But hey, everyone struggles and life isn’t always fun and rosy.

We’re here to say that if all you did in 2023 was try to survive and get through every day, that is enough. You did well. You survived and here you are in 2024.

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Queer Patients in the Hospital

Queer Patients in the Hospital

Going to the hospital, be it for a regular check-up or a very specific appointment or counseling, should be a no-brainer. And for many people, this might be the case. However, many queer people find a doctor’s visit often to be dreadful and dysphoria-inducing. While medical caretakers ought to be objective and judgemental-free regarding their patients, this is sadly not always the case. Our society is influenced by misogyny, queerphobia, transphobia, fatphobia, etc. These factors and the intersectional identities of both patients and medical professionals should be taken into account when discussing the way queer patients are (mis)treated by the medical system. Today we briefly look into a few instances where healthcare fails queer people.

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Dutch Documentary The Hormone Revolution

Dutch Documentary The Hormone Revolution

Today we will take a closer look at the Dutch documentary “Hormoonrevolutie”, Hormone Revolution in English. This 40-minute documentary follows 4 different people and their unique relationship to their hormones. The documentary was created by De Transketeers in collaboration with the VPRO and narrated by none other than Dutch non-binary actor Thorn de Vries. De Transketeers is a group of enthusiastic queer people who make documentaries, educational videos, and web/TV shows. With their work, they strive for a better understanding of social issues, create a more inclusive society, and connect people.

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The Importance of Safe Spaces

The Importance of Safe Spaces

Recent results of the Trans Murder Monitoring show that this year 321 trans and gender diverse people were reported murdered. 94% of these people were trans women or transfeminine people. Almost half of them were sex workers. Among these numbers were 80% Black, brown, or racialized and 45% were migrants or refugees in Europe. The need for safe spaces is mandatory for the safety and well-being of trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse people all over the globe.

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Essentials to bring to Pride parades

Essentials to bring to Pride parades

Each year, pride parades are held throughout the whole world. It’s a time to celebrate your identity and be your unapologetic self. Do you march in the parade alone? With friends or an entire group of people? Or do you rather watch the entire thing from the packed sidelines? Either way, it’s good to show up prepared. Today, we sum up a few possible essentials to bring to a Pride Parade, whether it’s a small one or a big one.

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Visit Paxsies!

Visit Paxsies!

Paxsies try to improve the life quality of trans people in their own small and big ways. Besides offering gender-affirming wear such as binders, packing boxers, gender-neutral boxers, and tucking underwear, we reach out to trans and queer influencers to spread the word about our gender-euphoric gear. We also collaborate with other shops and queer organizations and businesses. We use our platforms to promote each other to reach a bigger audience.

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7 Tips To Support Trans College Students

7 Tips To Support Trans College Students

In this blog, we will discuss a few pointers that colleges could and should apply to make their environment more welcoming and inclusive to trans & queer students alike.

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