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Let’s Talk About Names: Robyn

The power of my own quest for authenticity may be my greatest lesson to impart as a parent.

by × May 3, 2013 × 2 comments
It Gets Inside Our Heads

It Gets Inside Our Heads

This post by AutistLiam is for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2012. Content notes/trigger warning: mental and physical disability, neuro atypicality, mental and physical ableism. – G. First of all, I’d like to thank Grace for letting me post here. I’m very grateful and aware that this post is a bit […]

by × May 1, 2012 × 9 comments
What does it mean to “unite against the war on women?”

What does it mean to “unite against the war on women?”

Yesterday there were rallies to Unite against the war on women all across the U.S. to protest political attacks on women’s and reproductive rights. I attended and spoke at my local rally and gave some brief remarks on the importance of being intersectional in how we think about and take action to […]

by × April 29, 2012 × 5 comments
Group project: Let’s read Whipping Girl

Group project: Let’s read Whipping Girl

Update: Anyone can now join the discussion of Whipping Girl on this messageboard. Thanks to Anna for creating it! Um, sorry for disappearing, everyone? It wasn’t intentionally. Things got a bit hectic. Also, anxiety: it’s really great when people engage with me and my writing and we find something to […]

by × January 24, 2012 × 7 comments
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR)

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR)

Trigger warning: anti-trans hatred, violence. Today is the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), a day set aside to remember people who have been killed due to anti-trans violence. The numbers are staggering. This year there are 221 people to be mourned, and those are just the murders that […]

by × November 21, 2011 × Comments are Disabled

Sunday roundup

Day 6 of NaBloPoMo: Bringing the Sunday news roundup back! I haven’t done one of these in a long time, but I’m hoping to get back into the habit. Here’s some of the interesting reading I’ve come across this week: the righter you get it: Great post that addresses, among other […]

by × November 6, 2011 × Comments are Disabled

Growing up to be a woman

I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month – which means I’m aiming to post at least once a day for the month of November. Most of these will be my posts, but there’ll also be a few guest bloggers, which I’m really excited about! AWH Reader Faith has generously shared […]

by × November 2, 2011 × 7 comments
Mark Driscoll Apologism Bingo

Mark Driscoll Apologism Bingo

Since Mark Driscoll’s last round of public queer and trans baiting, I’ve wanted to make a bingo card of some of the ridiculous excuses some Christians make for why Driscoll’s behavior is either acceptable or just not a problem they should have to deal with. Alas, I couldn’t find a […]

by × October 21, 2011 × 27 comments
Dianna Anderson: Dear Mr. Driscoll

Dianna Anderson: Dear Mr. Driscoll

Trigger warning for anti-trans and misogynistic gender policing. In a development that will come as a shock to exactly no one, Mark Driscoll has once again indulged in misogynist, bigoted douchebaggery. This time he invited his Facebook followers to mock “effeminate” worship leaders: Text: “So, what story do you have about […]

by × July 9, 2011 × 18 comments