Words and illustration by Miranda Millen
For this series, I asked some friends the struggles they face in everyday life identifying as LGBTQIA+. I was surprised at how many basic things they struggle with, that I take for granted daily. Equality is something we must strive for everyday; it’s a patchwork quilt that everybody can add their own piece to. For all the LGBTQIA+ out there, please never stop fighting for your rights to be yourself. If you’re feeling misunderstood, if you’re feeling like a weirdo, please turn your head, kiss your own shoulder, and know that I am rooting for you.
Love, Miranda Jill Millen