[Image: Birth certificate amendment laws by U.S. state and territory. Screenshot from the Movement Advancement Project.]
Today’s post on Medium continues my thoughts about documenting name and gender changes.
[Image: Screenshot from the California DMV identification card application. The text reads “What is your sex?” with the options of “Female”, “Male”, and “Nonbinary”, and explanatory text about changing gender categories.]
Today’s post on Medium is about non-binary gender options on identification documents.
[Image: Selfie of Pax with black hat, white tank top, and purple cape]
Today’s post on Medium, “Trans Heat Wave Diary“, is about surviving hot weather while suffering from gender dysphoria.
Today’s post on Medium, “On Animals, Gender, Race, and Optics“, regards my feelings about the latest Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) stunt (where one of their white activists took the mic away from Kamala Harris).
[Image: Pax Ahimsa Gethen header image]
Today’s post on Medium, “Deadnaming and Reclaiming“, is about the importance of honoring the chosen names of trans people.
[Image: Close-up of Pax’s eyes.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Eyeballs Have No Gender“, is about a recent medical issue I experienced, and the need for trans-affirming medical care.
[Image: Singer-songwriter Be Steadwell performs at a black queer and trans event in Oakland, December 2016.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Ally is a Verb“, is about the need for straight cisgender allies to center queer and trans people.