This comic was originally published on Everyday Feminism.
This was brutal to write because it kept fucking me up and making me sad. Anyways: intersectionality! One way to think of it is that it’s not (identityA)+(identityB), it’s (identityA) x (identityB). The experience of being mentally ill and trans are not two separate experiences. Heck, the roots of intersectionality is illuminating the interactions of the experiences of Blackness and Woman, because those aren’t separate things.
Anyways, speaking of mental illness, I’m digging myself out of my own hole right now, but I hope to get back to my regular posting schedule soon enough.