This is a poem I wrote for Trans Day of Remembrance 2016, and also partially in response to the presidential election. I hear the lines about freedom and chains, and how they are the only things we have to lose. And often I wonder Which chains? The chains of prisons & labor, where the roles … Continue reading “Which Chains”
The following is derived from a blog post I wrote for my CFV internship this past winter-spring. The original is posted on their website, here. --- This past Jan-April I had the pleasure to serve as the Interfaith Intern for the Center for Faith and Vocation at Butler University. For me this has meant a lot … Continue reading Learning and Serving through Interfaith Work
The following is from a friend of mine, in Indianapolis, Indiana - one of the epicenters of fascist violence in the US. As some of you may have heard, I’ve recently been released from being locked up in the men’s processing center of the Marion County Jail. Which, as a non-binary trans person with gender … Continue reading The Speech that got my friend arrested.
President’s, College, the American Dream…what do they have in common? They are all bullshit and I’ll tell you why! Source: Truth Hurts.
This week’s reading list has three parts. Part One features Black authors writing explicitly about anti-Black police brutality. Part Two features Black authors writing about subjects other than police brutality, because maybe it’s in your best interest not to subject yourself to more mental anguish than is necessary, and because Black people deserve to write … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: A Reading List — Longreads Blog
"Beyond The Mysterious Beyond" are repeated lyrics in the song of the same name from The Land Before Time 7, a delightful children's movie that has kept coming to mind over the past several weeks, as I've graduated from University and moved to New York City. Woah, back it up, Yes I did say I … Continue reading Beyond University
February 2016 I produced and directed the play Pronoun as my Theatre Senior Thesis Project. At Butler University, every Theatre Major is given the option of producing a piece of Theatre during their senior year. I wanted to do something that spoke from a personal place, and what better than a theatre piece about trans lives? … Continue reading Pronoun & Democratic Theatre.