As a part of the LGBTQ2S+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and two spirited) community, I know first hand that it can be a welcoming place. It can also exclude a lot of people. I am part of the community, but a lot of the time it doesn’t feel like it. I am non binary, pan-romantic and asexual. Too often, non binary individuals are excluded from the community, as well as pan and ace people.
All over the internet, there are posts about relationship goals. I have seen endless threads of what makes a relationship become someone else’s dream too. How relationships are depicted online goes with the consumer culture that I have seen my whole life. Extravagant dates and expensive gifts, vacations and lots of cute pictures; relationship goals. What if this isn’t what makes your relationship? What if you don’t have the money for these diamond demands? What