The revolutionary potential of a quarterly trans and queer clothing swap

We recently held our seventh quarterly PDX Trans & Queer Clothing Swap and I am inspired to write about the revolutionary potential of what our community is doing with this. In June 2017, a friend tagged me in a local queer exchange group where there was a discussion about holding a clothing swap. I was …

Are you really a trans ally?

The best first step you can take toward true trans allyship—or frankly, just reducing the harm you’re doing to trans people—is to stop assuming gender. Ever. The single biggest bummer I face on a day-to-day basis is moving through the world and being regularly misgendered. And the sad fact is, it is almost invariably by …