15 Comics For Anyone Struggling To Explain What It Means To Be Queer

G is not the only letter in LGBTQ.

1. Explaining a gay relationship can already be daunting.

Comic by Lori (halfaleagueonward).

2. Let alone explaining the more complicated nuances about queerness.

Poly In Pictures comics by Cassian.

4. Or any number of deeply personal romantic alignments unfamiliar to most.

Comic by Noel Arthur Hempel.

5. There’s benefit in naming each identity.

Comic by KateOrDie (Kate Leth).

6. In that knowing they exist alleviates some measure of loneliness.

7. Words can be used in ways that broaden — rather than restrict — everyone’s happiness and choices.

“There is a will to power in nomenclature.” —Ihab Hassan.
Comic by Erika Moen.

8. This can take time for you to discover.

Comic by KateOrDie (Kate Leth).

9. Or to explain to others.

Comic by Molly Alice.

10. That doesn’t mean you choose your partners that much differently than others.

11. Queer should make these questions obsolete.

Comic by Cassian.

12. Because it’s about not trapping anyone in set binaries.

GenderFluid comics by Julia (xrainringox).

13. And making more people feel at home in the LGBTQ community.

Comic by Elias Ericson.

15. As well as everywhere else.

Comic by Cassian.

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