Category Archives: community

Maybe this is where we are now.

All sorts of things are happening, and they don’t all look like the things we always see. Laverne told Katie not to talk to us like that, and was heard. Then she brought the house down. And CeCe got out. … Continue reading

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Reblog: 10 OPD officers watch a WOC bleed out, do nothing to help

Reposted without comment from Boys.Burritos.Bombs. I watched 10 Oakland Police officers watch a woman of color and mother of two bleed out this morning. I watched them watch her die. She was my neighbor. Her name was Maria. About two … Continue reading

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The Left and the Impulse to be Anti-Gun

So, I wrote the following on a gun forum composed of liberal gun owners. I think some others might read it here who would appreciate it. It is written to other gun people, but I think those who read it … Continue reading

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I remember them

It’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. Today we remember those lost in the last year to transphobic violence. I refuse to remember you next year. You will still be here. I insist. I have hands and mind and the will. If … Continue reading

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I’m a Romantic

I can’t help it. I have ideas about how the world should be. I have ideas about how people should be with each other. Sometimes I’m self-indulgently nostalgic for the present. Are there any two words sweeter than General Strike?

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What I said at Girl Talk

Cross posted at Body Impolitic note: If I promised you that I’d have this up last week, I’m sorry. You know who you are. I’m going to start by telling a story about someone telling a story about something someone … Continue reading

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The hard time of the year

I’m not analyzing stats, but it seems that the really interesting and thoughtful queer (if you think that doesn’t include trans, we can fight about it later, it does) writing on the interwebs slows way down. It seems to go … Continue reading

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