Dare to disarm

[Image: Armed police officers wearing riot helmets stand ready on the UC Berkeley campus.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Dare to disarm“,  expresses my thoughts on gun control, and my desire to eliminate all firearms from the Earth. 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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Show up for black and brown trans women

[Image: Tanesh Nutall stands with Isa Noyola, Deputy Director of the Transgender Law Center, at a rally outside San Francisco City Hall.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Show up for black and brown trans women“, is about yesterday’s Transgender Law Center rally and press conference for Tanesh Nutall, who was discriminated against by a San Francisco city employee. This story is unlocked, so everyone can read it; please share if you like it.

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Animals are not “meats”

[Image: Pax with Hari, a young steer at PreetiRang Sanctuary, February 2016. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Animals are not ‘meats’“, expresses some of my frustrations about the humane farming myth and about animals being treated as products for human consumption. This story is unlocked, so everyone can read it; please share if you like it.

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Documenting the resistance

[Image: Protesters fill United Nations Plaza at dusk.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Documenting the resistance“, revisits my year of protest photos. This story is unlocked, so everyone can read it; please share if you like it.

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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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