If I had read something like this a few years ago, I might have started paying reparations sooner. So in the hope that this helps someone else, here goes: … More Reparations, Especially Contributions to the Whitney Plantation
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 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
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
Hello, friends. Are you thinking about the Alabama election and feeling some feelings? Astonished by how close the vote was, despite one candidate literally helping bring down the KKK and the opposite candidate openly wistful for slavery in America? Have you been realizing how few Black women you listen to, read, or even know? … More Listen to Black Women.
If society is unclear on the concept of “girl” not being “adult human” … society realllllly doesn’t know what to say about people who aren’t aligned with the gender binary (people whose gender isn’t male or female). … More More People Terminology
Last year, I started a conversation about gender inclusive terms to address groups, and the discussion kept going over Facebook and Twitter for a few months afterward. I told myself I’d update the list and publish it here. After a fair bit of pondering, here’s what I and others came up with. What to Say When … More Gender Inclusive Forms of Address