A little while ago I chatted with the estimable Dr. Cat Pause for her podcast Friend of Marilyn, a fat positive radio show. She interviewed me about why I champion fat liberation over body positivity, how my identity as a fat person is influenced by my other experiences of oppression, and a few of my … Continue reading Friend of Marilyn
I was extremely honoured to be the debut guest on the Trans Variety Hour podcast this week! I spoke to the wonderful Michelle of What the Trans?! podcast fame about all sorts of things I don't usually talk about here, including my fledgling private psychotherapy practice; how I deal with my gender dysphoria as a … Continue reading Trans Mental Health Explosion
For wrestling fans, wrestling haters, and anyone who wants to hear about my embarrassing childhood crushes - look no further than this week's I Hate Wrestling podcast! This is my third time as a guest on the show and I always have a blast with Matt, the host. As well as my obligatory trashing of … Continue reading Tables & Ladders & Chairs: Oh My!
CW: discussion about stories involving abusive relationships, rape, incest, violence, & underage sex. Zillah is an exceptionally cool person and one of my very best friends. We've spent a number of years bonding over good books, terrible films, and being kind of bad at being vegan (we try, but sometimes it's hard). One of their … Continue reading Three Books a Harry Potter Fanfic Writer Says You Should Read
Happy New Year, friends and neighbours! I enjoyed my break but it's good to be back! For wrestling fans and wrestling haters alike, I have good news - I've featured on another episode of the I Hate Wrestling podcast to talk some more about The Rock, Mankind, and how wrestling operates as both real violence … Continue reading Halftime Heat
As someone with a long history of talking about books online, I got the idea a while back that I would ask important people in my life which books they would recommend to everyone. My family and friends all have pretty varied interests in media, and they're all awesome and creative people. I tell this … Continue reading Three Books My Girlfriend Says You Should Read
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2017 cw: discussion of transphobia and horror tropes The central struggle of most horror films is in strong but vulnerable people fighting for their lives and facing off against malevolent forces that want to kill them. This is also basically the transgender manifesto – so why aren’t there more trans … Continue reading Haunted but not Alone: A Trans Take on the Horror Industry