Behind the Curtain: “Bad” Mental Illness and the Danger of Visibility

Over the last six months or so, as I write this, I've dealt with a number of attempted harassment campaigns. The majority of them, admittedly, didn't go very far. I'm lucky in that respect - I don't make a good target of outrage, I'm hard to get fired since I work for myself, and I'm … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: “Bad” Mental Illness and the Danger of Visibility

“Year T.” – a poem

this poem deals with medical gatekeeping, transphobia (incl. internalized) and dysphoria, from a transmasculine perspective. it also touches on mental illness, hospitalization and relationship abuse.    year one- you fumble with, stumble over the words, the letters, the lines the genderbread drawings and new permissions - "you could be a boy, if you really wanted … Continue reading “Year T.” – a poem