https://www.theroot.com/im-just-getting-cornered-by-30-40-people-a-trump-mob-1846012397 https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/01/inaction-capitol-police-was-design/617590/ https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/01/multiracial-democracy-55-years-old-will-it-survive/617585/ Was a Noose Hung Across from the US Capitol? If you look over those four articles, what you’re looking at is a clearer picture of what motivated the insurrection that happened this week. If you’re tempted to say, “This isn’t America, we’re better than this.” Please stop just right there and listen […]Read more "We Need to Define Ourselves Before We Can Declare Treason"
Working on getting into producing artwork and writing again soon, I hope… Please enjoy this virtual picture of my internal mental state over the past many months, which might be a shared experience with many of you.Read more "Please Enjoy this Virtual Scream for Now"
“I hate everything.” That’s an over generalization, simplicication, and dead accurate. “I love everything.” Almost true. Exuberant. Actually close to reality. Experiantially far from truthful in a minute by minute relation. Elsewhere some of us out here describe a relationship between suicidal ideation (wanting to opt out of living and having concrete plans towards that […]Read more "I Hate Everything"
I really, really want to cheer when women take the podium and start to speak about our need for bodily autonomy. It is something dear to me, especially as a trans woman, it means a hell of a lot, and there’s an overlapping core of law to it that forms a sinewy thread between abortion […]Read more "Whiteness is a Hell of a Drug, part MMMDCCXCVII"
So. We are sometimes, now, asked for civility. Do you know what real civility looks like? I’m reminded of the model of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The acknowledgment that in order to have reconciliation, we must first have truth. Right now? We do not have truth. Calls for civility come from people who often […]Read more "Civility"
When We have had evidence for approximately four decades that we are burning so much of our world that we threaten our own human ability to thrive on this world. We made unsteady and reluctant changes, while corporations who wish to continue to profit from the burning of fires sought to bury the knowledge. So […]Read more "When"
One of the things I’ve come to love about how I make art is that sometimes I am working and don’t just end up with a single piece, but several, out of the same start to finish working project.Read more "Fortuitous Finds"