Because I have event-organizing experience, I have sometimes been involved in coordinating the funerals of friends who are trans. I want to share some of my thoughts on how to do this well. … More Gender-Inclusive Bathrooms at the Funeral
Science fiction and fantasy (SFF) fandom is having a conversation about accessibility again. It could be great to have accessibility conversations right now — especially in this moment of a global pandemic that’s disabling so many people — if fandom weren’t currently stuck in echoes from a decade ago. We’re having 2013-level conversations again. Probably … More How About That Accessibility, Huh?
Something that I appreciate about the pandemic taking more meetings online is that I’ve become part of a few local gardening groups. I would not have predicted this in 2019. I was too busy and I was traveling 50% of the time; my garden was my hobby when I was home. Last thing I wanted … More Pronouns in a Gardening Group
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
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
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
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.