You Shall Not Pass…

…unless you can “pass”. Yes this is a conversation in regards to where an unprotected minority is legally allowed to “take care of business”. The Gaytheist Manifesto is also a podcast, in case you didn’t know, and something that was brought up on a recent episode struck a chord in me. If you wanna listen, [Read More…]

Podcast 105 – Umm…Are We Girlfriends Now?

Sex can be weird. Our culture hands us a seemingly non stop barrage of toxic ideas about sex and sexuality. Even the most vanilla, heterosexual sex between cisgender partners has a stimga that never seems to go away. For members of the transgender community, this stigma gets heaped on top of the shame we’re taught [Read More…]

“Trump Is Not Mentally Ill” Letter Omits Important Details

I’ve seen several friends and acquaintances cite Dr. Frances’ letter to back up their belief that Trump is not ill, but simply malevolent. As a person with higher education in psychology, I take exception with some of the claims and assertions that Dr. Frances employs to reach this conclusion. [Read more…]

In an Era of Chaos, Find Your Safe Place

Keeping informed and engaged doesn’t have to lead to being overcome by fear, sadness and uncertainty. Here are a few tips to help you find safety, even in those times when you choose to fully engage with this dangerous world. [Read more…]

My One Year Anniversary Of Doubting

On February 1st of 2016, I wrote a blog. It was actually intended to be turned into a spoken word piece, but that never came about. The blog I wrote was entitled, “The Inspiring Expanse”. It is was an artistic piece blending in the realities of the universe as discovered by science with general thoughts of [Read More…]

Podcast #102 – Good News, The US is a Dumpster Fire Edition

We do this as much for ourselves as we do for others. As activists, burnout is a constant threat. Sometimes it’s a difficult thing to center your needs above the needs of the cause. While I’m not necessarily arguing that you forget the cause and put yourself first, I think it’s fair to encourage you to rate yourself somewhere near the top of your own priorities list. [Read more…]

Crossdressing; Walking A Mile In Heels

I have been going out dressed in mostly what would traditionally be labeled female clothing for a couple months now. I feel most myself when I’m wearing some leggings, a cute long shirt or top, and some super cute shoes. Add some jewelry, a multitude of makeup products, and a couple different hair products and [Read More…]

Why I March Today

When Trump shows up to interview with CNN or Fox News or MSNBC, I want him to be forced to answer questions about why the event protesting him was 3-4 times bigger than the event celebrating his inauguration. [Read more…]

Finding an Evidence-Based Therapist: A How-To Guide

So you’re an atheist, skeptical, science-minded, secular and/or non-woo-believing person, and you need a therapist. Here are 4 simple steps you can follow to determine who to trust and who to avoid when selecting a mental health professional. [Read more…]

Why the Atheist Movement Makes it Hard to be Anti-Theist

I’m queer, I’m atheist. Should I also be actively anti-theist? [Read more…]