Category Sexuality

Sobriety and the unveiling of, well, everything.

When you’re sober, you’re yourself all the time. With the exception of a deep sleep where my subconscious takes over, I am thinking, feeling, and living every second of my life. That is not to say that those who partake in drinking or drugging aren’t themselves, but (for lack of a better word) I am […]

Turn and face the strange.

I spoke to my mother earlier and she wanted to make sure I was alright as the photo I posted yesterday was one where I ‘looked sad’. I am sad. I want to say this because 1. Talking about it helps and 2. Depression can sometimes be triggered by a series of unfortunate events that […]

Me Too.

-Trigger Warning- To give some context to the “me too” movement, it is more often than not a daily issue. When I get dressed in the morning I consider where I’ll be driving (neighborhoods). Walking (streets). Standing (concert, line, park, store, gym). Sitting (public transportation, movie theatre, event). I think of the time of day. […]

Yesterday came suddenly.

Yesterday came suddenly.  These same men who boast about grabbing our bodies. Who stare at them under fluorescent lights. That wasn’t enough for these men. They needed more ways to strip us. Unravel us further. They could take what they wanted already but now they needed to take what is ours. Our bodies behind closed […]

One Small Step for Man. One Giant Leap for Mankind.

In my Lyft carpool today the other passenger said he was from Canada and moved here with his wife two years ago. Our driver said he first moved here in 1967 after a stint at the Monterey Naval Academy. He said that was the year the Supreme Court ruled in Loving v.Virginia in which laws […]

An Unlikely Superhero

‘Yes, I am a woman. People look at me differently. They see me as this macho male. But my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life, what is part of me is feminine. It is who I am. I was not genetically born that way. I have all the male parts. […]