When a dog whistle becomes a siren

[Image: Sit-in on Market Street in San Francisco during a protest against racist police violence, July 2016.]

Today’s post on Medium, “When a dog whistle becomes a siren“, is about the shithole that is the Trump administration, and those who are complicit in its support of white supremacy. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive drafts.

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Dairy: White Lies

[Image: Harvey, a calf at Preetirang Sanctuary.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Dairy: White Lies“, is an updated version of an article I wrote criticizing the promotion of cow’s milk to people of color, most of whom are lactose intolerant – or as the Food Empowerment Project correctly puts it, “lactose normal”. This story is unlocked, so everyone can read it; please share if it resonates with you.

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Fire and Fury: A review from the margins

[Image: Anti-Trump protesters march through San Francisco’s Castro district, November 13, 2016.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Fire and Fury: A review from the margins“,  is a review of the new book by Michael Wolff, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, from the point of view of a marginalized US-American. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive drafts.

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Duolingo and my history of lazy Spanish practice

[Image: Screenshot from Duolingo with a golden trophy and the headline “You’ve conquered the Spanish skill tree!”]

Today’s post on Medium, “Duolingo and my history of lazy Spanish practice“, is about my history of learning Spanish and other languages on Duolingo and with other methods. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive drafts.

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So you’re going vegan for New Year’s

[Image: Saryta and Pax pet Brahma, a bull at Preetirang Sanctuary. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “So you’re going vegan for New Year’s“,  addresses those who are making New Year’s resolutions to go vegan. (Even if you’re already vegan or have no intention of going vegan, it’s worth a read.) This story is unlocked, so everyone can read it; please share if you like it.

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Sobering up to sexual harassment realities

[Image: Champagne bottles in an ice bucket.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Sobering up to sexual harassment realities“, is my response to a Washington Post article about curbing drinking at office holiday parties. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free members-only stories a month. My Patreon supporters also get access to exclusive drafts.

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Conflicted thoughts on Thanksgiving

[Image: An activist at a Stand with Standing Rock rally in San Francisco holds a sign reading “Protect the Sacred”.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Conflicted thoughts on Thanksgiving“, is about reconciling the celebration of the holiday with the continued oppression of marginalized humans and the killing of animals. Please follow me on Medium if you aren’t doing so already, thanks.

Trans resistance and resilience

[Image: Mikaela Kendrick sings at the 2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance event at the San Francisco LGBT Center.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Trans resistance and resilience“, is about the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. I attended and took photos at Monday’s event in San Francisco. Please follow me on Medium and help amplify trans voices.

To see and be seen clearly

[Image: Self-portrait of the author wearing glasses.]

Today’s post on Medium, “To see and be seen clearly“, is my perspective on the necessity of medical treatment for gender dysphoria. This story is for Medium members, but non-members with (free) Medium accounts get three free members-only stories a month. My Patreon supporters also get access to exclusive drafts. Please share and help amplify trans voices for Transgender Awareness Week.

System working as intended

[Image: Protesters speak at a Refuse Fascism rally in Union Square, San Francisco.]

Today’s post on Medium, “System working as intended“, contains photos from the November 4 Refuse Fascism protest in San Francisco (full set here) and thoughts on politics, religion, violence, and the need for a peaceful revolution.

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