An integral part of the queer calendar, Lesbian Visibility Day is celebrated every year on April 26th. Being celebrated since 2008, the aim is to celebrate, recognize, and bring visibility to lesbian-identified members of the LGBTQ community. Well, it’s no secret the lesbian community is marginalized, relatively and lesbians are known to have more mental health issues like eating disorders, anxiety, and depression in comparison to heterosexual women. This is mainly due to all the emotional stress they experienced as teenagers living in a heteronormative society.
It might be even harder for individuals identifying as transgender and lesbians. The lack of representations and growing up possibly around family spaces that might constantly make you question what you feel about yourself make it doubly hard. It is only now that we have some……. continue reading
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