Becoming a black man in America

[Image: Self-portrait of the author on the fourth anniversary of their first testosterone shot, January 3, 2018.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Becoming a black man in America“, expresses the concerns and fears I’ve faced as I’ve transitioned to male while becoming increasingly aware of violence and discrimination against black men in the USA. 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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The music of the resistance

[Image: Singers from multiple groups perform at an anti-war rally in Oakland.]

Today’s post on Medium, “The  music of the resistance“, contains photos and thoughts on singing protest songs with musical groups in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Sunday’s “End the Wars at Home and Abroad” rally in Oakland.

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Trans life in 2018: Visibility into action

[Image: Star Amerasu, aka Ah-Mer-Ah-Su, sings at the 2018 Trans Day of Visibility in San Francisco.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Trans life in 2018: Visibility into action“,  contains photos and thoughts on Saturday’s Trans Day of Visibility celebration in San Francisco.

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