[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.
[Image: A marcher in the 2010 San Francisco Pride Parade wears a sign reading “I Love People Not Their Plumbing”.]
Today’s post on Medium, “Queer Attraction“, is about sexual orientation and attraction outside of the gender binary.
[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.