[Image: Pax stands next to a logo of a jeweler in Montréal that bears their name. Photo by Ziggy.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Bandersnatch and the Paxman“, shares thoughts on gaming, personalization, and the 1980s after watching “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”. (Contains some spoilers for that episode, which was released yesterday.)
[Image: Handmade signs bear the names of some of the over 240 San Franciscans who died on the streets in 2018.]
In today’s post on Medium, “San Francisco Is Failing Its Residents“, I share thoughts on homelesssness in San Francisco in the wake of last week’s Solstice processional in memory of those who died on the streets.
[Image: Black trans activists Joshua Allen and CeCe McDonald speak in front of a screen reading “black excellence tour”.]
Today’s post on Medium, “My Gender Is Not Binary, and Neither Are My Politics“, concerns progressives, vote-shaming, and binary thinking.
[Image: Members of the Coalition of Welcoming Congregations of the Bay Area attend the 2011 San Francisco Pride Parade.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Want to Support Queer and Trans People? Fix Your Churches“, is a response to the latest attack on the rights and dignity of trans people.
[Image: Shawn Demmons and Jenna Rapues speak at the San Francisco Trans Day of Visibility celebration, March 2018.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Transmasculine musings in the #MeToo era“, is about how transgender and cisgender targets of sexual abuse and harassment can acknowledge and support each other.
[Image: Bisexual contingent of the 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Let’s celebrate bisexuality, minus the identity policing“, explores identity and labeling in recognition of Celebrate Bisexuality Day.
[Image: Pax as a toddler in 1971, holding their Ernie puppet.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Of puppets, headcanons, and gay agendas“, explores the controversy over whether or not Ernie and Bert from Sesame Street are a gay couple.
[Image: Sit-in during a rally against police violence, San Francisco, July 2016. One person standing holds signs reading “Say It Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud!” and “White Supremacy Is Terrorism!”]
Today’s post on Medium, “This 9/11, the terrorists I fear are at home“, shares my memories of the day and brief thoughts about terrorism and fear.
[Image: Protesters at the 2017 San Francisco Tax March hold a caricature of Donald Trump clutching fistfuls of money.]
Today’s post on Medium, “What it takes to be president“, discusses the dominance of money and religion in US-American politics.
[Image: Pax with Domino, an alpaca at VINE Sanctuary, July 2018. Photo by Ziggy.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Radical empathy“, is about having empathy for our fellow animals, and seeing them as individuals rather than products for exploitation and consumption.