I am disappointed to see that even with plenty of strong, capable organizers on staff, Cincinnati Pride continues to value it’s own ‘pride’ over that of the community. For the second
Category: Activism & Politics
Activist issues and projects, political topics
Ten Reminders for Cis People for when Trans = NewsTen Reminders for Cis People for when Trans = News
I can appreciate that cis people are interested in supporting Bruce Jenner. I also can appreciate that the attention brought on by Bruce’s coming out brings further visibility to trans
I received an “Ask” on my Tumblr page discussing drag as transmisogynistic. Below was my response and since I get a lot of questions about this, I felt it would be
Trans Community Disappointed in City’s Response to Police LGBT NewsletterTrans Community Disappointed in City’s Response to Police LGBT Newsletter
Op Ed originally posted on the Cincinnati and Kentucky Enquirer’s website, February 2nd, 2015. “Last week, Cincinnati Police LGBT Liaison Officer Angela Vance was publicly reprimanded by Mayor John Cranley and
The gay community is a buzz over Obama’s mention of gay rights in his inaugural address, stating he wanted equality for “our gay brothers and sisters.” My internet feeds are full of
I’ve never been very dedicated to school. As a non-traditional learner with typical ‘atypical’ learning (dis)abilities, I was never very adept at the “learning environment” as it was presented to me.
More than once, and at a growing rate, people ask me about my uses of the words queer and genderqueer, raising concerns that I may be encouraging appropriation of these
Ohio Queer Youth Bullied, Beaten; Who is Fighting Back?Ohio Queer Youth Bullied, Beaten; Who is Fighting Back?
October 17th, in Chillicothe, Ohio a teenage boy was jumped and brutally beaten by his classmates because of his perceived queer sexual orientation. One boy attacked the 15 year old freshman while
Day of Action: Stop Medical Oppression of Trans* CommunitiesDay of Action: Stop Medical Oppression of Trans* Communities
I’ll be the first to admit that I have high standards. A cupcake shop recently opened up in my city, and I finally got to stop by. I took a
History is being made today for the lesbian, gay, bi, and respective non-heterosexual communities. The US Military policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) officially has been repealed. Everyone is celebrating, and I’m celebrating too, but