By Monalesia Earle, PhD (she/her)
The LGBTQI+ Corner will be a place where news concerning LGBTQI+ people who have been historically marginalised and silenced, can be widely shared and discussed. We want to create a safe space for professionals to have their questions answered or suggested topics explored, and a space where resources (articles, networks, groups, advice) can be shared.
You can navigate between blogs and resources by accessing the links below. If you have a topic you would like us to cover, or a resource you think would be a useful addition to our corner you can contact us.
Weaponizing white heteronormative privilege By Monalesia Earle PhD A white woman in a small California town angrily paints over large yellow letters on a roadway that spells out ‘Black Lives Matter’. There are a handful of protesters demanding to know why she is...read more
Coming Out in the Social Care System: LGBTQI+ youth navigating the existential panic of heteronormativity
Monalesia Earle, PhD (she/her) In a previous blog I discussed romantic relationships among homeless LGBTQI+ people and how because of their identity, they are differentially impacted when it comes to the provision of community...read more
Visible Invisibility: homelessness and romantic relationships – a look at Samuel R. Delany’s Bread & Wine
Monalesia Earle, PhD (she/her) Romantic relationships in LGBTQI+ communities are not all that different from those enjoyed by heterosexual couples. As human beings in a world of just over seven billion people, relationships are how we stay connected and thrive....read more
In our first blog we talked about pronouns; how they help us to self-identify, how others use pronouns to identify us, and the complexities of identity in an ever-changing world. Today’s blog locates our world in the workplace and asks the following questions: how do...read more
Our first LGBTQI+ blog is about pronouns; how we use them in referring to ourselves and to others, and how a broader and more inclusive range of pronouns are rapidly becoming part of an expanded social lexicon. But what is a pronoun? Well, the formal definition,...read more