Since you are reading this article, I am going to assume that you are a connoisseur of blog posts, online articles, and Buzzfeed-style lists. As such, you have most likely come across pieces with titles like ‘The Definitive Guide to Improving Your Sense of Self-Worth’, or ‘Loving Yourself in 21 Easy Steps’, which all inevitably say that, in order to love yourself … [Read more...]
Those of us who have genders that leap ecstatically out of the gender binary are stellar beings that disrupt, re-define, and challenge traditional conceptions of gender identity and expression, and there are just about as many ways to express and live a non-binary gender identity as there are stars in the sky. Let's explore some of the ways that non-binary people push … [Read more...]
Everything is a balancing act. On good days, it’s easier to maintain a routine, but it’s different for everyone, and even good days these days can be hard to manage. Now, we’re trying to balance the daily intricacies of work and leisure, relationships with self and others, against a backdrop of fairly constant terror, sadness, and rage. This isn’t the beginning, but … [Read more...]
Three years ago, I experienced a drug-induced mental health crisis during which the police were contacted by a close family friend of mine. I was subsequently beaten up by the police, tasered three times, and psychiatrically hospitalized against my will for six days. I identify as a survivor of police brutality and the mental health industrial complex. I have “swept my side of … [Read more...]
What does it mean to be a mother? What does it mean to mother? What does it mean when we talking about mothering as a verb, and not just in its noun form? Mai’a Williams, Alexis Pauline Gumbs and China Martens, have co-edited an anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, asking these very questions. Revolutionary Mothering explores what does it … [Read more...]
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