Tag Archives: the bigger picture

Why I Didn’t Jump: What I wish I told Leelah Alcorn

*Trigger Warning* This post discusses suicidal thoughts and suicide. Details are minimal, but I have placed a *TW* in front of a paragraph that may be […]

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TDoR: Why This is Our Present and Why We Must Look Towards the Future

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance; what day could be more fitting for me to wake my sleeping blog and make a firey comeback. Earlier […]

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Learning How to Talk Trans

Yesterday I found a quote in my Tumblr feed and was surprised to find that the person being quoted was me. You might be thinking, “oh […]

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A reminder: We are not alone

I was just very pleasantly surprised by a fellow human being. This evening I was very suddenly tossed into a resources search for a local community member […]

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Tranny Talks: Pop Culture’s Ricochet Response to Trans Visibility

You all may know me to be a little on the… aggressive side when it comes to calling media and celebrities out on transphobic ignorance. Recently, I’ve been trying […]

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Why Almost Everyone is Queer

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 […]

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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 […]

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Day 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 […]

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Pride, People, and Perseverance

Pride’s over for another year, making this the week of recuperation for many local folks. I always need some downtime after Pride, but this year […]

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Cincinnati Pride; Progress or Privilege?

Today is my birthday, but I can’t say I’ve been looking forward to it – not because I’m upset about getting freakishly close to 30, […]

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