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Submit a company for Boycott Review

I have been building a list of companies that I and my partner have boycotted over the past couple of years. A lot of people have really been grateful to have access to this list, so I have added it here for you to access (below). If you would like to submit a company for […]

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I, Woman

Waking up in a body that the only connection I had to it was revulsion was one of the hardest realizations that I have ever come to. I told myself at 4 years old that I was wrong, different, and broken…and over the next 26 years, I did everything in my power to bury that […]

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Pride Month (And Juneteenth) Reflections and Rantings

This Month, I have taken the time to write up a few different posts about different marginalized identities within the LGBTQIA+ community on my personal Facebook Account(s). I am going to aggregate them here. I will probably add some more, as I am apt to Rant. On Non-Binary Identities So, had a conversation with a […]

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Reflections on Womanhood

So, today being International Women’s day, I have been thoughtful all day. Last year, I went to the local march, even though it was excruciatingly cold. I felt like I didn’t belong, or like I was an imposter, because I didn’t grow up in a body like theirs, and because I still had the benefits […]

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Carrying on

Good morning friends. I am in a very contemplative state this week, but especially today. Today being election day in the US. We have a very broken system, that cannot be denied. The powers that be tell us it is a Democracy, which is nothing but a pipe dream, we are much closer to an […]

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Mutterings and Musings of a Merry Maiden

The last 18 months have been some of the hardest, but most rewarding of my life. I realized a lot of things about myself and the world about me. Not just that I am a Bisexual Transgender Woman, that is probably the biggest one, but many other things as well. In all of the self […]

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What dreams may come

This is a poem that I wrote a few weeks ago about the last year, and coming to terms that I am a Transgender Woman. Hope that you enjoy (Copyright 2019 under Creative Commons). Am I rightIn taking flight? In being true to myselfI have had to break the oldConceptions of what is trueAnd Be […]

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The Choice (A Free Verse Poem)

Identity is something personal,not open for debate. You can either accept that people know their truth…or not. If the latter is your choice,then you will possibly have to learn to live without their presence in your life. The truth of the matter is,as much as you may want others to be a part of your […]

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Keeping the False in the Forefront

Finding.Grinding.Blinding.Never-Minding. Making the world a better placeSeems to require its own kind of grace. Pushing against the brokennessGives us a different kind of stress,That we can’t control or destroy. We try to come together to bring joy,While there are snakes in the grassWho pretend to have honorable intentions,When, in reality, they have to look up […]

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Name Change Help: Credit Bureaus

Something people don’t tell you about changing your name is that it is not a one and done type of situation. Congratulations, your name is changed legally…but we are not going to tell anyone else: Not Social Security, DMV, the health department (for an updated birth certificate), your job, insurance, etc, etc, etc. One of […]

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Colourful Queers

I wrote this while at the BLM Pride protest in Schenectady, NY this afternoon. I hope that you enjoy. ——– Colourful Queers Facing their fears,and being their true selves,are the bravest beings on the planet. Stronger than Granite. We will not break,because, like that book that you use to condemn,We are stronger by standing together […]

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You Are Wrong

Masterful,Magical,and Magnificent, Are words that are seldom usedto describe beings like me.Instead, the phrases describing usborder on abuse. Facts, not feelings, these bigots shout,Except, to them, facts have no clout.We give them hundreds of studies and peer reviewed journals,That show we are right,All we get in response are jeers. The facts they are talking about, […]