Hiding Behind “Good Intentions”: Why Good Intent Does Not Erase Oppressive Impact

CN: general discussion of oppressive social dynamics, brief discussion of misgendering We’re all familiar with the people who tell you outright that they hold hateful opinions towards oppressed groups. But for every blatantly malicious bigot, there are 10 people who “meant well” or “didn’t mean it like that” or “had good intentions” when they said or did something that actually had a harmful effect on a member of an oppressed group. You have probably been …Read More

New Merch: “Not Just a Phase” Bisexuality Pride

For a while now, I’ve been meaning to make some merch using different pride flag colors. It seemed fitting for the first design to be the bisexual pride flag colors, blue, purple, and pink, since I’m bisexual and the friend who requested this design is also bisexual. I made a version with the words “Not Just a Phase” to honor the specific scrutiny bisexual folks face about their sexuality, but I also made a version …Read More

Patreon Bonus Content: Choosing the Color Palettes for My Poetry Book Cover

In the past, we always figured we’d hire someone to do the artwork for the cover of our book but when we decided to self-publish, we realized that we actually have enough skill to do a decent job ourselves! 

The book is called “Pet: poetry on abuse and recovery” and it didn’t take very long to decide on the appropriate image…