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 […]
As you may know, Thought Catalog recently came under fire for publishing a violently transphobic essay from VICE co-founder Gavin McInnes. I understand that some may not feel comfortable reading content hosted at Thought Catalog, and for that reason, I compiled my Thought Catalog archive (35,000+ words), accessible here.
In my latest piece for Slate, I wrote a bit about the inherent biological essentialism that goes into terms like “lady parts,” “boy bits,” “man meat,” and other cutesy, euphemistic ways we avoid having to say much more clinical terms for genitals and reproductive organs.
I anticipate that this one will be deemed ridiculous […]
Late last month, I learned that I was to be included on this year’s Trans 100 list. The list, which celebrates work within and for the betterment of the ‘trans community,’ included a number of well-known names, as well as a large number of “this person deserves to be a ‘well-known name'” […]
Over the past few months, I’ve gotten a few requests to do some speaking gigs, as well as a few requests to appear on TV. I’ve decided that in 2014, I’ll try to give the whole “talking in front of a group of people” thing a shot.
So! With that, I’m going to start booking my […]
Holy hell, what a year 2013 has been. An emotional roller coaster, for sure, but overall, a year that brought with it a lot of personal growth and professional direction.
It was only in August that my first article was published anywhere other than a personal blog (or this site). Since then, I’ve had […]