The internet hates or pities you mixtape

One of my problems is I’m actually not a robot or a saint or an angel. I would certainly be more effective if I were some combination of the three. I’ve hit my daily limit on vulnerability so I’d just like to recommend some songs that are good for when things are too much and […]

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Weekends

For all my high-falutin’ talk about embodiment I somehow became the kind of person who gets day long migraines every other weekend. February, when the Ryan Anderson book came out, is when this every other weekend pattern started. Sometime in my mid twenties I became prone to these things- I will throw up every 15 […]

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Reality

I’ve been watching a lot of “Vanderpump Rules.” The plot of “Vanderpump Rules” is that there is this woman who was on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Lisa) who owns a restaurant in Los Angeles and the serving staff at that restaurant date each other and drink and have insane fights when they drink. Especially […]

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In praise of tears

This culture is sick in so many foundational ways. There’s so much we’re committed to ignoring. The fact the oceans are acidifying and rising, for one. That Nestle is making a grab for the drinkable water. That generations of women were forced out of the work they loved because the men in those industries were […]

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Video: Tips for therapists working with detransitioned women

Tips for therapists working with detransitioned women 1. One pronoun check, then give it a rest. Be proactive with front office staff and colleagues regarding not “they”-ing the client or overly subjecting her to the pronoun question. 2. Be mindful of the basics of your therapeutic technique, and the ways your discomfort with a detransitioning […]

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