How cis people can respond after the anti-trans memo

Not sure how you, a cis person, should be responding to the administration’s attacks on transgender folks this week? Here are some tips.…

National Coming Out Day - 2018 Edition

Two years ago I used today to publicly come out as queer, and one year ago I came out as trans & non-binary. And this year I’m here to tell you a not so secret fact: coming out never ends.…

Misogyny As a Weapon of War

Content Warning: The following mentions bullying, harassment, sexual assault, and rape as a weapon of war. If you are a survivor and need help, you can call or chat with people standing by to listen and help at RAINN.I’m not a woman and I don’t want society…

Making Transgender / Genderqueer / Non-binary Inclusion a Priority — A Toolkit for Conference Organizers

When I first wrote Making trans inclusion a priority at conferences I was frustrated at constantly having to advocate for myself & other transgender / genderqueer / non-binary folks at conferences. It felt great to vent, but it also turns out it’s been helpful for some conference organizers as well.…

Making trans inclusion at conferences a priority

Do you want to be an ally to trans folks? Here's a place you can start: start demanding more of the spaces you inhabit, and particularly, demand more of the conferences you attend. Stop relying on trans folks to step in and do all of the work.…