essays/writing

 
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The Singing Tree

When you left, you wrote that no one would mourn your loss. That it wouldn't make an impact. That you'd pass out of the world as anonymously as you'd entered it. You were wrong.

 
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Beyond Self-Care Bubble Baths: A Vision for Community Care

If I and other people with certain disabilities are going to survive, we need care — and not from ourselves. Because when it gets really bad for me, self-care is literally impossible. In those moments, I need community care.

 

Thoughts on trans girlhood

Chimamanda Adichie recently, and many authors and thinkers for quite a while, have made the claim that because trans women do not have an "authentic girlhood," they are not "authentic" women. Is this true? Or are they missing something important?