Trans Lives Festival

I haven’t been well for awhile due to a minor surgery, but I was determined to make the Trans Lives Festival that was organized by the First Unitarian Church. I’d been helping with some of the organizing, mostly with getting the word out and encouraging folks to keep at it. Since the end of March… Continue reading Trans Lives Festival

Examination on the Words Used within Our Human Rights Movements

Introduction I truly believe that words hold inherent power, and to be mindful of that power is essential to creating an inclusive, intersectional, sustainable, and love-focused movement toward equity and equality for all people. This essay is derived from some of my Facebook posts and Twitter semi-essays I’ve written in the past few weeks, and… Continue reading Examination on the Words Used within Our Human Rights Movements

In essence Thoughts on Life in This American Society

At Home Mournful harmonies and piano arpeggios grace my speakers on this grey-muted day, the clouds heavy with the threat of rain. I sit in the chair provided by my job for at-home work, and it’s stiff back and ergonomic shape adjusted for my unconventional sitting posture — curled up with feet on the seat… Continue reading In essence Thoughts on Life in This American Society

Reshaping the Story of Society

The Consequences of Ideas that Dehumanize and Erase Groups of People This article discusses the marketplace of ideas, and how we have allowed a very toxic idea to become normalized within our marketplace of ideas: Bubbles — Both sides http://www.armoxon.com/2017/09/bubbles-10-both-sides.html Read the article as it is wonderfully written. What I write in the following is… Continue reading Reshaping the Story of Society

On How I curated my 2018 Reading List

I’ve been meaning to update my blog with my reading goals, but I took awhile to decide what to read this year. Part of this is because I had to establish where I stand in relation to my healing journey, my spiritual journey, and my social justice activism. I also needed to build up my… Continue reading On How I curated my 2018 Reading List

Clarification of Entangled Truths

In my last entry, I discussed my spiritual and/or political journey. I avoid discussion of religion a lot on this blog, mostly because I want to focus more on my writing, art, and science. However, I wanted to offer this clarification as a way to frame the context of the Entangled Truths post. After this,… Continue reading Clarification of Entangled Truths

Entangled Truths: A Journey

Entangled Truths A Journey of Hard and Important Lessons Content Note: Discussion of faith, spiritual abuse, abuse mentions, sexual assault mentions, death threats. EDIT as of 7/18/2021: I talked through the trauma of this story with my therapist, and he pointed out that the “therapy” my family drove me too in 2004-2006 was actually conversion… Continue reading Entangled Truths: A Journey

An Art Show

For the month of March, my fractal art will be on display at the local Unitarian Universalist Church! This means I may have potential buyers for my art. My pricing really depends on the piece. I do not give out the digital copy unless the person is willing to pay for that extra, and it’s… Continue reading An Art Show