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Punching Up: the CAH Conundrum

I've been sitting on this post for a little while as I sorted through… View More

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Welcoming in 2015

When I was a teenager, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. In order to combat depression and take some of the energy out of my mania, over the years I learned the coping… View More

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Key Party. Achievement? Not Unlocked.

So for my 31st birthday I decided I wanted to set up a queer key party. I spent months… View More

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Pinball Princessing and Creationist Dinosaurs

So a couple of weekends ago, I took a long ass van ride down to Southern California, a place I swore I'd never go again. I have a lot of irrational judgments against the… View More

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Your Fave Fantasy is Problematic.

Crossposted on Medium Trigger warnings: abuse, rape, violent fantasies, suicide, racism, transmisogyny,… View More

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There is No Shame in Asking for Help.

Trigger Warning- frank discussion of suicide When a well-known porn star direct messaged me and tenderly asked if there was anything she could do to help with my struggles, and if it would be ok to signal boost… View More

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Ch-ch-ch-changes (special sale and giveaway!)

While I have a tattoo on my body that reminds me to evolve or die, that change is inevitable and can be embraced, I fight transitions all the time. I'm like a cranky old cat… View More

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My Fight Against Hoarding

I remember when my parents used to tell me to clean my room. It seemed impossible to ever clean my whole room- I had a room then about the size of my apartment now, and it was filled with stuffed animals, craft supplies,… View More

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying About My Love of Money

I have always had a tense relationship to money. As a child, I was deeply self conscious of the class divide that was apparent in my clothing and in my bagged lunches, and in the amount of… View More

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Nesting for Springtime

It's been a bit of a heartbreaking week, and there's important things I should probably be writing about- stuff delving into whose feminism informs feminist sex work, looks-based employment and the balance of ethical values with patriarchal… View More