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My trauma made me Polyamorous..... Now I'm not

I stumbled into polyamory shortly after the death of my first boyfriend. I was with him when he died in the hospital. It haunted me, he haunted me for years to follow. 303 more words

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Let Abusers Step Forward

I would give anything to hear him say “I did it”. Just a simple acknowledgement would go a long way towards healing.

In light of the #metoo hashtag, multiple men have started stepping forward with their stories. 169 more words

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Unconventional Transition

I am overwhelmed with joy that my non-binary identity has been accepted and that I am well on my way to an unconventional transition.

I found out at my most recent psychiatrist appointment with a gender specialist that I’d be approved for testosterone and should be seeing an endocrine specialist by Christmas or the New Year. 396 more words

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Transparency & Suicide (How to talk yourself out of it)

I’m an open book, but not when I was struggling with suicidal thoughts. It was one of the most lonely periods of my life. I proposed to my partner so I would have something to look forward to, and kept looking to the future for answers. 1,312 more words

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How my mental illness made me vulnerable to abuse (and how a bad acid trip saved me)

TW – description of sexual assault and discussion around psychosis

I was desperate for people that would understand me and what I’d been through. A psychosis is a very traumatizing event, one which is difficult to recover from. 489 more words

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LOLcow Glory (or how I stopped caring and learned to give them all my milk)

Consumption changes everything. If I am advertising a product, and you keep watching the commercial, eventually it’s gonna affect you. I’ve had this happen lots. Trolls start to care about me. 428 more words

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On Dressing As the Meme of Myself for Halloween

So it’s happening again. An almost 2-year-old meme of me is making its rounds on the internet. It all started with an internet fight when I was fundraising for my name change. 625 more words

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