Not Like This, Not Like That: What I Mean When I Call Myself Trans*

Yesterday marks fifteen months on the testosterone path for me and, now more than ever, I am experiencing what is commonly referred to as “passing.” My physical appearance now plugs into all the right codes that cause others to read “MAN” when they look at me, and this happens 100% of the time. The more … More Not Like This, Not Like That: What I Mean When I Call Myself Trans*

Can Jesus Rock Gold-Glitter Booty Shorts? An FTM’s Quest to Queer the Christ

“All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power, not truth.” —Friedrich Nietzsche   I can remember the first time I read this line from Nietzsche. It was the first time I encountered a philosophical position that was deeply, earnestly engaged with Christianity while also adamantly … More Can Jesus Rock Gold-Glitter Booty Shorts? An FTM’s Quest to Queer the Christ

[Caffeine] Is A Powerful Drug: Why I Love to Hate Starbucks

I’ve not known a road trip, at least not one that was any fun, to not run on caffeine of some kind. Coffee is the preferred method of caffeination for me, even though before the trip I was drinking decaf on a regular basis. The road trip certainly creates an exception to the caffeine-free rule, … More [Caffeine] Is A Powerful Drug: Why I Love to Hate Starbucks