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Thoughts on religion, politics, life and death. And other banned topics.

Tag: about me

  • Dressing in Drag

    There have been only a few times in my life when I dressed as a girl or woman. It hasn’t been a habit with me, nor did I feel like I was challenging gender norms or doing anything especially transgressive. The first time, as far as I can recall, was when I was 14 or […]

  • Pegged

    I think every human being experiences some tension between wanting to belong and wanting to be seen as a unique individual. In recent years that tension has become increasingly politicized. I grew up in a family devoted to Christ. Some of my earliest memories are of church, and they were overwhelmingly positive. I enjoyed the […]

  • Shame is Invisible

    I have never been a fighter. Even when I was just a toddler, I was not one to hit or try to hurt others. I don’t consider this a virtue; a willingness to defend yourself is an important life skill. From my earliest memories, however, I was always afraid of hurting others, so I was […]