1912, 2014

22 Weird Christmas Presents I Found on Etsy

By |December 19th, 2014|Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I love Etsy. In fact, that’s where I did most of my Christmas shopping this year. It’s a wonderful place to find unique, handmade trinkets, personalized gifts, or just something you otherwise wouldn’t find in a store. The “small batch” attitude many sellers have on Etsy allows them to create super-specific, niche items.

For every awesome […]

912, 2014

Perfect from now on: a look back at 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The beginning of 2014 marked a strange and challenging time in my life. The 6-year relationship with my now-ex was in its final stages of unravelling, and I was about to move to a new apartment. On the flip side of that, my writing had just begun to take off, finding some success in certain […]

2609, 2014

Deep Pockets and Empty Promises: What ESPN’s Suspension of Bill Simmons Say About the Company’s Standards

By |September 26th, 2014|Culture, Sports, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Earlier this week, ESPN suspended Grantland founder Bill Simmons for three weeks for his statements regarding NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the NFL’s current domestic violence-fueled PR nightmare, and about whether or not league executives had seen the now-infamous video of former Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice brutally beating his then-fiancée Janay […]

2207, 2014

Breaking Down HuffPost’s “I am NOT cisgendered” Tantrum

By |July 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|14 Comments

Recently, Huffington Post Gay Voices decided to run an editorial by J. Nelson Aviance about how hard it is being a white, cisgender man. Life is tough!

Given that HuffPo Gay Voices will publish anything that falls in line with editor Noah Michelson’s personal worldview, Aviance’s piece was thrown up and promoted  — with gusto! It’s […]

2804, 2014

Parody: If we lived in a world without double-standards

By |April 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If we lived in a world without double standards, the same people pushing back on homophobic language would also take a stand on transphobic language.
I present: “A Few Words From a Real, Live C*cksucking Fag: Transphobia Edit,” based on the essay “A Few Words From a Real, Live C*cksucking Fag” by Noah Michelson
[edit: please read […]

2602, 2014

“My Transgender Coming Out Story” Now Available at Amazon’s Kindle Store and Apple’s iBooks Store

By |February 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Last year, I got asked to write about myself. It’s a frequent request, and one I really wanted to satisfy in order to move on to different topics. I decided to put it together in one lengthy piece, as comprehensive about my upbringing as I’m willing to be.

Thought Catalog, the first website to ever publish […]

1411, 2013

The Real Leader Of The Trolling Revolution

By |November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments


1111, 2013

Working on self confidence in regards to my appearance

By |November 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Even still, I feel like an imposter. I’ve been out to everyone in my life, work and personal/social, since March. Still, I often feel like I shouldn’t be me when in public. Shame and a lifetime of hiding leads me to doubt myself more than may be healthy.

I don’t typically wear clothes that are too […]

511, 2013

What Panic Attacks Teach You About Life

By |November 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment


511, 2013

What Marriage Equality in Illinois Means to Transgender Individuals

By |November 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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