Pansy EP Release

Today I’m releasing my EP “Pansy” It’s a 32 minute tape of sad queer songs about trauma and love and gender and ugliness, written last spring when I was heartbroken and homeless. Pansy by Plant Dad Side A has guitar & synth songs with my … Continue readingPansy EP Release

"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

Today, bandcamp is donating all of their profits to the Transgender Law Center in the US. To maximize the impact, I’m doing a 24 hour release of an A Side / B Side single from my new EP “Pansy” for £1. 15% of the money … Continue reading"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

New publications and update

[Image description: large dark green leaves against a millennial pink background] STRIKE! Magazine STRIKE! has just published my essay “Fuck Passing: Class, Respectability, and Trans Healthcare” in their Summer 2017 issue! I’m in brilliant company and could not recommend it highly enough. There will be … Continue readingNew publications and update

"I Pity The Cis" reading at SALT. Magazine launch

[Image description: Me, smiling in a white-walled art gallery, holding a copy of the magazine] Content Note: non-graphic mentions of rape, abuse, and transphobia Last night I read my piece “I Pity The Cis” at the launch of SALT. Magazine‘s launch for issue 9 at … Continue reading"I Pity The Cis" reading at SALT. Magazine launch

Public Transit While Trans

  [Image description: Selfie against white wall. Main features: white skin, short brown hair, a white shirt, a black & white tie, round glasses, thick eyebrows, and red lipstick drawn off-center of subject’s lips]   CN: Street harassment, transphobia, misogyny   This is what I … Continue readingPublic Transit While TransContinue readingPublic Transit While Trans

Queer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting

[Image description: fairly ugly, high contrast photo of wildflowers at nighttime] CN: death, violence, blood The mass murder at Pulse nightclub in Orlando is not “tragic” or apolitical, it was state-enabled domestic terrorism targeting Latinx queers. Last night at Pulse was a Latin night with … Continue readingQueer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shootingContinue readingQueer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting

"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/Bi

[Image description: crinkled holographic paper, reflecting light in many colors] This project was lots of fun to film and I’m really happy with how it’s turning out. “Cis” is a very specific thing, and “trans” is all the rest of it. Gender is infinite. Here we … Continue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/BiContinue reading"Bisexual Banter" Episode 3: Trans/Bi

Review of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The Binary

[Image description: Travis, a black trans femme, wearing black lipstick, a black headscarf, black shirt and chunky gold chain, sits in a bookshop facing camera with a stoic expression. Photo by Alexander Lijka] Beyond The Binary asked me to review “Stories Of A Queer Brown … Continue readingReview of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The BinaryContinue readingReview of Travis Alabanza's "Stories Of A Queer Brown Muddy Kid" for Beyond The Binary