Pride Month is here, and in the last five days I've already seen more than a few references to who Pride is or isn't for. A few of those references I can agree with (say, for example, agreeing that Pride is not for empowered organizations who carry guns and wear uniforms). But then the other … Continue reading #PrideMonth — What’s the Opposite of Queer?
I've bumped into something a few times recently, so I thought it worth taking some time. And also, hey, it's Pride Month, so what better time to remind folk about the difference between normal and common? So, what is it I keep bumping into? Folk fighting the term "cisgender." Or, as it's often shortened, "cis." … Continue reading Not Normal, Just Common
Right, so where was I? Oh! I hadn't barfed or burped in front of some legends of queer literature, and I'd made it through my reading, and the whole of Naked Heart now stretched before me with zero sense of stage fright, imposter syndrome, or anxiety. After the reading, I trotted over to Buddies in … Continue reading Deaf Writers on Access, Audience, and Achievement.