Archive for the ‘queer’ Category

Why I can’t say I don’t contribute to another’s oppression
May 20, 2013

The other day on twitter I said: To define one’s own context as contextless is an act of imperialism and domination, as is asserting one’s own position in another’s context. — Gabe (@malakhgabriel) May 17, 2013 You don’t get to define your position in relation to another context, ESPECIALLY if your position is one of […]

Riyv Ba’Ir “For The Fight”
March 26, 2013

I was angry. I was rageful. I wanted to scream and yell and destroy. I took than anger and channeled it into this. For The Fight by Riyv Ba'Ir

we are not silent
March 26, 2013

we are not silent by Various Artists My first appearance on a compilation, and my second release under the name Riyv Ba’Ir.

from “Rethinking Transgender 101″
December 25, 2012

Rethinking “Transgender 101″ A common phrase used in transgender 101 posts is “gender identity,” getting at the idea that gender is an internal thing. However, it’s a bit more complicated than that. It’s not just socially constructed (which says nothing about gender “not being real”, which is how “socially constructed” is often taken to mean). […]

What makes a company “pro-gay”?
August 5, 2012

Church this morning nearly gave me a migraine. See, a fair portion of the service was related to all the Chick-Fil-Hate hullabaloo this week, and the deep pain that it caused so many people. I’d spent the week arguing, raging, seething and hurting over the immense hatred that was flowing from the “gotta have straight […]