Cats Teaching You About Consent

Cats are, above all, autonomous creatures. They insist that you interact with them on their own terms. Whether needy or standoffish, every cat demands that its agenda be catered to. So I propose we use cats to teach people about bodily autonomy and consent. After all, who better than a creature which says “stop touching…

Introducing My New Patreon!

I haven’t yet nailed down a job here in New York, although I am searching and my resume is looking pretty spiffy if I do say so myself. Last time I searched for a job this hard, I had no experience at anything and nearly got sucked into that knife-selling thing before finally landing a…

What We Really Mean When We Are Anti-Trans

When I discovered feminism, it felt like coming home. I grew up in an insular fundamentalist Christian culture which glorified patriarchy, and even when I moved out of that culture, I found that patriarchy continues to infect the whole of Western society. So to discover a movement that affirmed my femininity as good, that uplifted…

Reactions and Actions

I have a confession to make: sometimes I get frustrated at social justice spaces online. I get frustrated by all the information that I have no background for, the conversation that at times evolves so rapidly I can’t catch up, the continual learning, the process of over and over realizing that something else is oppressive…