A recent workshop participant of mine said something along the lines of the following: “I’m not comfortable giving the pronouns I really want to use right now if other people might decide to use them outside of the workshop.” … More A Note About Pronouns, Introductions, and Safety
I’m going to tell you a story that I have never before written down, about one of my own experiences of impostor syndrome. Imagine me turning the brightest shade of red possible while typing these words. Think, more like a ripe tomato than a pale pink rose. … More The Literal Seat of My Pants: An Impostor Syndrome Story
I really enjoyed the work I did on International Pronouns Day this year as a board member… … More International Pronouns Day: A Summation
I’m a folk music fan — have been since high school. So in my looking around for transgender and nonbinary works for International Pronouns Day, I went searching for music in my collection… … More Trans & Nonbinary Musicians & Music
It is Indigenous People’s Day. Everywhere I walk today, I am on indigenous people’s lands.
If you, too, want to acknowledge the lands you’re on in North America… … More Indigenous People’s Day in the USA
In preparation for International Pronouns Day on Oct 16th, this post is basically an annotated list of trans and nonbinary science fiction and fantasy that’s been published within the past few years. Have at! 🙂 … More Trans and Nonbinary Characters, Neopronouns in SFF
It’s been around three years since Riley Hanson and I began working on Include Better together. Riley moved on to other projects some time ago, but I’ve continued working part-time on IB. This little LLC (which will hopefully grow up to be a benefit corporation someday) is how I give talks and workshops on issues … More Update on My Work: Include Better and Science Fiction Projects
October 16th, 2019 is International Pronouns Day! I’m on the board of the IPD endeavor, this year, and want to share a few resources and links I am particularly excited about … … More International Pronouns Day 2019: Internat’l Resources
Content warnings: rape, trauma, sexism, gaslighting, harassment, intimidation, stalking, and general asshattery of a group of people in general and one rapist in particular. This is really long, and I am sorry, but it is mostly depressing. I know why my rapist wins. TL;DR: After a few years of intimidation and stalking behavior that drove … More Why I’m Not At Arisia Anymore: My Rapist is President. Again.
October 17th was International Pronouns Day! I tweeted a thread about my pronouns and gender presentation here. I’ve been thinking a lot about the evolution of my understanding of my gender, over the past few years. You can see some of it in the photos in my Twitter thread. You can also see a bit … More My Pronouns and International Pronoun Day