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Jumping into MasterClass

Jumping into MasterClass

or, Giving Myself the Gift of Learning I’d seen the ads many times. The confident face of some master artisan staring out at me, promising to teach me their secrets of the trade. “Explore online classes from the best in the world”. There was Steve Martin teaching comedy and James Patterson teaching novel writing, and…

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My Reading List

My Reading List

Motivated by the desire to spice up my reading life, I’ve been on a mission to diversify my reading list and learn about cultures other than mine from people who live in them. A review of what I’ve read in recent years shows it to be mostly books written by straight, cis white men from…

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On my mind today: Capitalism

On my mind today: Capitalism

I’m thinking about the relationship between capitalism and patriarchy, especially the white male power version we have running on our matrix in this country. Capitalism is a very competitive system. Does capitalism leave room for an individual being satisfied with their success in life? Success is so often described and measured in terms of continuously…

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No, I won’t be civil

No, I won’t be civil

“You libtards can’t even be civil any more.” If you’re on social media, you’ve probably seen some variation of this thrown out when progressives finally get pissed off enough at the barrage of racist, misogynist xenophobic bullshit being spewed all over the Internet to stop trying to have reasoned and polite conversations with people who’d…

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I was on a Podcast!

I was on a Podcast!

I was recently part of a podcast panel discussion on Trans rights and what allies can do to be, well, allies.¬† The District 34 podcast is hosted by Tina-Desiree Berg¬†(who happens to be one of my brothers’ best friends). The panelists were me, a trans guy; Kayleigh McKee a trans woman and voice-over artist; Wee…

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