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The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.
Having people see you the way you want to be seen – the way you see yourself – is a privilege. Without it, every day is a battle to have your identity validated, a battle against erasure and for self-determination.
I had grown into my name, and it suited me. Trust, however, that had I found a better name along the way, I would have snapped it up in a heartbeat, and to hell with anyone who judged me for doing so.
I’ve been thinking today about the tensions between what should be the basis of collective morality and policy and the messy, complicated, imperfect realities of politics and social interaction.
National Coming Out Day is always a bit strained for me. Partially because of my own hangups, and partially because of how “coming out” is framed in a lot of mainstream discussion (both by LGBT people and otherwise), it often feels like there’s a lot of pressure to be very […]
In a way, the process of pushing back on the image of God I grew up with has been one of learning to imagine a queer God.
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 […]
I have a few more comments on the Doug/Jared Wilson fiasco. Perhaps needless to say, I don’t agree with the general consensus that the situation is temporarily resolved because Jared Wilson “apologized.” For one thing, in my opinion he did no such thing, and for another, an apology wasn’t really […]