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On July 23rd, a letter was posted titled “Trans Men Fight Back”. Hosted by the Gender Dysphoria Alliance Canada and cosigned by TRans Educational Voices, it was signed by GDAC founder Aaron Kimberly, alongside TReVoices founder Scott Newgent, Buck Angel, Ken Pirie, Aaron Terell, and “those who don’t wish to…


I grew up with the George C. Scott version of “A Christmas Carol” being a seasonal must-see. It came out the year I was born — 1984 — and Scott’s harumphing Scrooge was absolutely iconic in his cold lack of empathy. “Are there no workhouses?” he sneers, and you hear…


I watch a lot of holiday movies. Yes, including (perhaps especially?) the bad ones. I figured I would have some fun with them this year and offer up brief review/summaries of every holiday movie or documentary I watch this season, so you know what to catch and what to avoid…


This blog entry is offered as part of the International Festival of Consent, November 16 — 30th. Learn more about other related writings, workshops, and performances at IDoConsent.org or join us on Facebook.

I want to start this post off with a confession: I am not an expert on consent.


I always thought of myself as having a brown thumb. I had tried to care for plants for most of my life, but usually I would get distracted, forget to water them for weeks then overwater them to compensate, until my plants were rotten or dried out. …


A practical step-by-step guide to help you feel less overwhelmed

Overhead view of a red first aid kit and some of its contents: thermometer, scissors, gauze, and a small yellow bottle.
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Fire season is here in California yet again, and as someone with expertise in preparing for disaster, I thought it might be useful to put together a list of steps to ensure you and your family are ready to react or respond to an emergency.

I broke this down into…


I want to tell you the story of how I uncovered a white supremacist mess under the facade of a popular teeshirt printing company.

On July 31st, I decided to design the worst piece of art I have ever made — a leftist version of those awful, often right-wing oriented


It feels like a confession of something shameful to say that I have only skimmed most of the theory that underpins my ethical and political beliefs. It’s true, though. If there’s a Cliff’s Notes version of the various “must-read” leftist texts, or a graphic novel zine that hits the main…


I was right under these fireworks and heard the ash float down.

Note: I’m willing to see data that shows me I’m wrong. More data is good. I’m willing to change my mind — email me leads at miss.kitty.stryker at Gmail. I hope more people research this too! I just haven’t seen anything that leads me to think that this is that…

Kitty Stryker

Professional Bleeding Heart. Sick & Tired. Patronize me: http://t.co/RSd5cSVGE5 Image by @mayakern

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