Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility. This is my first TDOV as a trans community member, though I've been marking the day at home and at work for years. Those times were for boosting other folks though. This year it feels like my turn to stand up and say "See Me for who I … Continue reading Transgender Day of Visibility
Being gender nonconforming and a birthing parent at the same time is kind of a weird experience. Most literature about birthing parents tends to be extremely woman-centric still. In some places the language is becoming more inclusive, which is good. For me, there's an extra layer though. Because for me, giving birth and being pregnant … Continue reading Gender and Parenting
I don’t really know what it is, I just know that it speaks to the eternal optimist in me. Hope rocks. I had the idea for this post well over a year ago, but there was always something more urgent or topical for me to write about (and there still is, because the world is … Continue reading Hopepunk
I try to get away from talking politics here, trying to focus on my research and my job and personal projects. But when the state government is intent on taking away your livelihood, your rights, and even your very existence, sometimes you gotta speak up about it. I'm a writer. It's what I do. I … Continue reading Sometimes, all I can do is write.