November 19, 2017

Sex Essentialists don’t understand materialist analysis

I spent a few days trying to reason with a sex essentialist activist regarding their ideological claims, clearly pulled straight from the quagmire of confusion that […]
August 17, 2017

Civil War Monuments, Heritage, & Southern Culture

I’ve lived in the Houston, Texas area all of my life. That means I’m a child of Southern culture: I’ve had a CHL for years, I […]
June 26, 2017

Protesting PRIDE

Houston has always been one of those places where everyone could clearly see The Good Ol’ Boy’s foot on all of our necks. If you were […]
May 30, 2017

Sex Essentialism vs Fat Essentialism

I want to present two absurd essentialist arguments in order to demonstrate the function of reductionist essentialism within our culture’s discourse. The first example of rhetoric […]
October 21, 2016

Goodbye friends

Within the span of one week, I lost two friends to suicide. Of the two, I was closest to Viv. There’s so much that I want […]
September 1, 2016

Janice Raymond, TERFs, & Insurance Policy

Someone recently asked me to breakdown the link between the TERF opinion leader Janice Raymond and insurance policies that exclude trans care. Here’s the link to the […]
May 10, 2016

Open letter to the media regarding the AG’s NC suit

Dear news media: Why is it that (almost) without exception, all news stories covering the US Attorney General’s suit against NC omits the rather significant fact […]
May 8, 2016

Radical Inclusion: Recounting the Trans Inclusive History of Radical Feminism

Here’s an excerpt from titled Radical Inclusion: Recounting the Trans Inclusive History of Radical Feminism published in TSQ by Duke University Press: Abstract This article reviews the […]
April 22, 2016

Internet Drama: The Handmaiden of Cis Fragility

“I have been somewhat overwhelmed with J’s dominating conversations and manipulative style. J’s comments rarely bring any positive discussion and seem to frequently derail conversation. I […]
April 17, 2016

Talking Dworkin with trans folks who were taught to hate her

I’m sharing this Reddit conversation since it covers the way trans people were taught to view Andrea Dworkin (and radical feminists, in general). In response to […]