When I write about not being abusive to allies, I get told that I’m oppressing the marginalized and that allies should just sit down and shut up. And I wonder: when did verbal abuse in social justice become ok? When I write about not shaming those who can’t march, or call, or who can’t speak […]
In memory of Jennifer Laude Sancta, the Filipina trans woman murdered by an American military serviceman who received a very light sentence. Bona Dea 2015 Hail Jennifer Laude Sancta! Hail Panpsyche, the MTF of the Tetrad++! Hail Antinoüs, Lord of the Beloved Dead!
It’s a little before 9:00 PM, Pacific Time, and I’m listening to music at my computer using YouTube. I’d thought of doing some more work on the third draft of my second novel, when the enormity of the Transgender Day of Remembrance suddenly hit me. I feel so fucking powerless in this world where the […]
I was wondering whether to actually post about this or not, but like it or not, I think I pretty much have to do so. I’m not exactly sure what caused this most recent transphobic crapstorm, but I suspect it was most likely the ugly defeat of the City of … Continue reading
I’d like to join a gym again. I like working out. I get very little exercise right now, and weight machines and treadmills are a couple of the things that do work for me without causing damage (iffy tendons due to some unspecified variant of arthritis). I’d like to be … Continue reading
Tuesday I’m going to start writing about this little list of social justice topics. I was inspired by the Month of Written Devotion (which I have now fixed to the proper link) and created 30 days (because 30 days have September). True, this isn’t everything and I know there could have been way more topics […]
Murder, specifically of another trans woman of color. The SCOTUS ruling that the religious freedoms of some citizens are more important than the freedoms of other citizens, specifically in the employer-employee power dynamic. “Friends” agreeing with the SCOTUS. News that other employers are starting to demand that they be exempt from hiring marginalized gender, romantic, […]