January 2017

Always Try to Default to the Fact That I Am an Autonomous Human Being, By Jai F.

The thing about deadnaming, esp. during family gatherings is the realization of how contained you are with people who don’t know how to truly love you. If I have given you a name to call me, with my own mind (& also if you love/care for me, would be something one would logically support)…why don’t… Continue reading Always Try to Default to the Fact That I Am an Autonomous Human Being, By Jai F.

July 2016

I took a post-election hiatus from social media.  I walked away from conversations about election results.  I cried a lot.  I put my hair in yarn twists, instead of shaving it all off.  Inhaled deep and long at the nape of my lover’s neck. Shed a couple skins. I accidentally broke my all-black streak a… Continue reading