Feminist Friday: The Erasure of Our Own within the Queer Community.

There is so much that I absolutely love and adore about the queer community – this was a community that was often there for me when it felt like no one else was.… Continue reading

What’s Happening in the Dominican Republic.

Things to know and articles to read about what’s currently happening in the Dominican Republic as far as the mass deportation of anyone and everyone even a little Haitian: 5 things to know… Continue reading

#Charleston.

Charleston. My heart hurts. — John Legend (@johnlegend) June 18, 2015 Last night, a white man joined a bible study in the historic Charleston, South Carolina Emmanuel AME church and ended the night… Continue reading

Some Tips and a Few Starting Points. (For Other White People)

So this one goes out to all my fellow whitey tighties, to all the other white people trying to be better, and ultimately, to myself. I am writing this from the experience and… Continue reading

Queer Bars and No Sober Places

I don’t really drink – a family history of messy alcoholism and recently being on a medication that doesn’t mix well has (personally and mostly) turned me off from drinking. I grew up… Continue reading

Beauty Norms.

Through years and generations and centuries of violent colonialism, white supremacy, and imperialism, the US has gotten really great at whitewashing beauty norms and normalizing beauty norms to mean a specific set of… Continue reading

Jesus.

I’m not particularly religious, despite spending most of my life in a religiously affiliated education setting and writing my senior thesis about religious denominational stances on homosexuality. (12 ish years of Catholic school… Continue reading

Spoiler Alert: white people can’t become people of color.

Recently, Twitter exploded in a flurry over the fact that the current Spokane NAACP chapter president wasn’t in fact a black woman like she had been portraying for years but in fact a… Continue reading

Feminist Friday: Protect all sisters, not just cis-ters.

I’m not going to lie – I’ll fight anyone that doesn’t think trans women are women. Because trans women are fundamentally women and my sisters in this struggle. And I do want to… Continue reading

Pride Month.

I’ve only ever been to one Pride weekend a few years ago and I ended up volunteering the entire time (which is another story for another time). That weekend came at a time… Continue reading