In the wake of gallingly ignorant critiques of trans celebrity1 and some comments I made on twitter about #GirlsLikeUs News about the juxtaposition of news I see while curating articles for that news feed… It feels like, to me, a great moment to write about why Laverne Cox and Janet Mock are so important. But […]

i finally have enough distance and the abilify they gave me has stopped clouding my brain, that i think i can write/process my experience of being involuntarily committed to a psych ward. now. the ‘involuntary’ part isn’t quite as bad as it sounded. my family doctor (who filled in the form) let my partner come […]

biyuti is me. lol. nothing happened to biyuti… i just changed my tumblr url (and my blog url) as ppl do… of course, there was a reason for this. and a good one! knowing that there are still some people who followed the old tumblr, but didn’t migrate with me to the new tumblr and […]

holy shitballs. julia serano blogged a response to what she calls a ‘meme’ (but never identifies, what, exactly the meme is) and links to this excerpt from my critical commentary as the possible source for it…. Oh. sorry. i’m looking at her post again and this is the meme: However, in the last two weeks, […]

One of my patrons asked about my ‘high-tech’ twitter setup which is kind of interesting to me, since this actually would qualify as a low-tech setup since it is a command line program (written in Python). My main twitter client is turses. Which is a commandline client that actually has a ncurses UI, which is […]

My brain is still thinking about this ask I got yesterday about asab beyond whiteness and I realize that I want to develop or more fully articulate that point about asab (assigning sex at birth) as a mechanism for state population control. At this point, I’m assuming that most people will have accepted the proposition […]

As I continue on my re-reading of Orientalism by Said, as well as further studies on the history of racism, the more and more it strikes me how much modern discourse on race has… ellided the historical context of racism — as system — for reasons of expediency and economy. And, when talking about the […]