Articles by: KiriAmaya

No “neutral” in the “culture war”

No “neutral” in the “culture war”

Trigger warning: anti queer and anti trans hatred, transmisogyny, misgendering. One of my e-mail accounts got on the American Family Association’s mailing list, somehow. Don’t ask me how; I mean, an atheist trans woman is precisely the wrong audience for an evangelical anti-queer group’s newsletter. I’ve never unsubscribed, though, and […]

by × August 20, 2012 × 9 comments
Sometimes, “Good Faith” Doesn’t Mean Much

Sometimes, “Good Faith” Doesn’t Mean Much

(Note: This was originally published at Kiri 4.0.) So I’m really frustrated right now, and I need to let this out: Like many queer folks, I’ve noticed a lot of evangelicals trying to rebrand their anti-queer programs as “attempts at respectful dialogue” (thus not-so-subtly implying, of course, that those of […]

by × August 1, 2012 × 17 comments
Kiri Introduces Herself

Kiri Introduces Herself

Content notes/TW: spiritual abuse, anti-trans prejudice, transmisogyny, family rejection  I make an effort to consider many perspectives in my writing, but that’s no substitute for people telling their own stories. This is part of why I’m so excited to have Kiri on board as a contributor to AWH. Kiri will […]

by × July 25, 2012 × 5 comments