Tag Archives: community

How much respect do we deserve?

As a minority group, the GBLTI community often has to deal with vicious attacks from bigoted members of the broader community. This is something we collectively rail against. Treat us with respect, we cry. It’s a valid demand – respect is something that should be accorded to all people, of course. Then you wake up on… Read More »

The multiple effects of belonging

It’d be fair to say that I’ve spent almost all my life with the feeling that I’m standing on the outside, looking in. I’ve never really felt that I belonged in any group. Being an introvert certainly helped to create that impression; there’s a certain level of social awkwardness for me in most situations. A… Read More »