All posts by Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Five years in transition

[Pax rocking a jacket and colorful tie in September 2013, the month after they came out as transgender. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Five years in transition“, marks five years since I first announced my gender transition. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity

[Image: A performer from AsiaSF poses on the stage of the 2015 San Francisco Trans March.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity“, explores memories and feelings I had about those issues after watching the TV series “Pose”. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Is protest photography endangering activists?

[Image: Police officers in riot helmets fill an intersection during a protest at UC Berkeley, September 2017.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Is protest photography endangering activists?“, explores and invites respectful commentary on the question posed in the title. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Boy juice

[Image: Self-portrait of Pax inspecting a vial of testosterone on the day before their first injection, January 2014.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Boy juice“, is about my history of menstruation,  testosterone therapy, and dealing with the U.S. medical establishment. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Security theater in pink and blue

Today’s post on Medium, “Security theater in pink and blue“, is about trans-antagonistic security screening by the TSA. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Humans belong together. Immigrants are not “aliens”.

[Image: Activists with Causa Justa :: Just Cause speak on the steps of San Francisco City Hall at a “Families Belong Together” rally.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Humans belong together. Immigrants are not ‘aliens’“, contains photos and thoughts on Saturday’s “Families Belong Together” march and rally in San Francisco.

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Pride, politics, and protest

[Image: Members of the Resistance contingent in the 2018 Pride Parade hold a banner reading #SFPrideRESIST.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Pride, politics, and protest“, is a recap of my 2018 Pride weekend. Includes photos from the Trans March, Families Belong Together rally, and Pride Parade.

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Breasts, beards, and binaries

[Image: Pax pre-transition, wearing a sports bra and shorts, runs to the finish line of the US Half Marathon in San Francisco. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Breasts, beards, and binaries“, is about the significant gender dysphoria I experience as a transmasculine person with visible breasts. 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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Vegan activism: Confronting connections between human and animal oppression

[Image: pattrice jones, lauren Ornelas, and A. Breeze Harper sit at a table. pattrice is gesturing and speaking while lauren and Breeze look on.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Vegan activism: Confronting connections between human and animal oppression“, contains photos and thoughts on a talk I attended last Friday by pattrice jones, lauren Ornelas, and A. Breeze Harper.

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My adventures in animal rights activism

[Image: Pax  at their “Vegan Information Station” at the Free Farm Stand, August 2014.]

Today’s post on Medium, “My adventures in animal rights activism“, is about my experiences participating in vegan and animal rights activism, including DxE (which I left in 2015).

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