Being Trans is a Fundamentally Unrelatable Experience to Cis People — That’s What Makes Them Cis


THE BANKS FAMILY, South Korea, circa 1968: I’m covering my hand in this family portrait, because I accidentally cut my finger with a bobby pin, cried, and got slapped by my parents for embarrassing them in front of the professional photographer. I had to learn to control my emotions early on in life, for other people. Or else. Perfect co-dependent grooming.


American welfare rights leader Johnnie Tillman speaks outside to large crowd, c. 1972
American welfare rights leader Johnnie Tillman speaks outside to large crowd, c. 1972
American welfare rights leader Johnnie Tillmon speaks at a demonstration, c. 1968. Source: “Forgotten Feminisms: Johnnie Tillmon’s Battle Against ‘The Man.’” Black Agenda Report, 7/11/18.


When defending a stranger cost me friendships

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The myth that Adderall is unnecessary or simply used for recreation has incredibly destructive consequences.

An image showing adderall pills sitting on a table.
An image showing adderall pills sitting on a table.
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As the pandemic comes under control in the US, CEOs are reverting back to their old ways.

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Alexander Hamilton asked: “Why has government been instituted at all?”

Key Points

  • Despite all of the roles the Federal Government has taken on over the centuries, there are very few actions that the Constitution specifically assigns as a requirement.
  • One such item is “To establish Post Offices and post Roads”, but this has a much deeper meaning that must be clarified.
  • This is not about whether there should be a USPS; it is about the fact that the government should be in the business of protecting the interconnectivity of communications, goods, and people in whatever form they may take now and in the future.

Is there a way to save America and…



The Facts Are More Troubling Than You Realize

Workers removing a statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans in 2017 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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