The World’s Longest and Slowest Piece of Music March 24, 2022 Those Deserving of the Truth March 10, 2022 Voices in Time: Sylvia Rivera January 4, 2022 On Writing Distractions: FakeFriends January 4, 2022 Do the Work Before the Work Does You In January 4, 2022 On Being a Bad Writer January 4, 2022 Location Less Writing January 4, 2022 Unbearable Whiteness of Being April 14, 2021 Winging It Works?!? December 2, 2019 Gender Confirming Gender November 28, 2019 Getting Nothing for That Deal November 25, 2019 Who Should STFU? November 21, 2019 On Regret November 20, 2019 Body Words From the Past August 23, 2019 Curated Reading in Progressive Art & Culture ∙ No. 3 August 20, 2019 The Dildo Dilemma July 5, 2019 Curated Reading in Progressive Art & Culture • No. 2 July 4, 2019 Curated Reading in Progressive Art & Culture • No. 1 July 4, 2019 Just Red July 4, 2019 Vintage Ypsilanti July 4, 2019 Reflections July 4, 2019 Incense July 4, 2019 Hot Cross Buns on the Way July 4, 2019 Steampunk Spaceship July 4, 2019 Breckenridge Untitled July 4, 2019 Dvision Distortion July 4, 2019 On Transsexual Metaphors June 24, 2019 At the Continental Club June 24, 2019 Voices in Time: Sylvia Rivera April 11, 2019 Quote: Language April 11, 2019 Clouds with Power Tower April 3, 2019 How to Write 1.2 Million Words a Year November 15, 2018 Caveat Scriptor: Let the Writer Beware November 10, 2018 Scribler’s Paradise November 9, 2018 A Female to Male Transsexual Reflects on Gender and Biology November 8, 2018 Transsexual Intel on Wearing a Bow Tie November 7, 2018 Writing in and Out Images November 6, 2018 We, the Transsexuals November 5, 2018 Scribbler’s Paradise: 100% Effort November 4, 2018 You: A Transsexual Love Story November 3, 2018 Sincerely, Your Transgender Friend November 2, 2018 When a Beta Reader Says No November 1, 2018 Do I Write What I Want to Read? October 3, 2018 Wonderful, Radical Transsexual Acceptance June 1, 2018 A Minimalist Guide to Gender - Transgender or Otherwise May 30, 2018 No One Talks About Murder Like They Talk About Transsexual Genitalia May 28, 2018 Call Me Enraged: Simplistic Transsexual Metaphors May 25, 2018 Be Daring: Love the Body You Have, Not the One You Want May 23, 2018 Off-Kilter Transsexuality: The Barrel of a Gun May 21, 2018 A Beautiful Form of Politeness November 9, 2017 What’s up With Cisgender Anyway? October 14, 2017 The Truth About Early Transgender Transition June 13, 2017 Transsexual Man Becomes the Subject of His Life June 12, 2017 Transgender and Bisexual Solidarity June 11, 2017 Transgender Gender Revolt (Nsfw Version) June 9, 2017 An Improved and Unusual Transsexual Origin Metaphor June 6, 2017 Transgender Super Hero/Ine Asks: What Do You Know About Gender? June 4, 2017 Transgender Short Story: The Sketchbook Project June 3, 2017 Transgender People: Your Unconditional Right to Creativity June 1, 2017 In a Weird Way, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Might Not Be Neutral May 31, 2017 Huge Gift for Transsexuals: Love May 30, 2017 The Value of Unsurpassed Transgender Self-Love April 18, 2017 A Perspective on Transgender Memoir: Where to Start? April 17, 2017 The Bottom Line on Disclosing Our Transgender Histories April 14, 2017 Strange Bathroom Logic of Transgender Opponents April 13, 2017 The Secret to What Is Underneath (Transphobic) Shame April 12, 2017 Radical Acceptance: My Wonderful Transsexual Body April 11, 2017 Why I Might Not Tell You I’m Transsexual April 10, 2017 Simplistic Transsexual Transition Metaphors April 7, 2017 Breakthrough, Beautiful Transsexual Transition Metaphors April 6, 2017 Our Monumental Desire for the Binary Gender System April 5, 2017 Five Reasons Why You Should Write to Your Loved Ones April 4, 2017 If You’re Transgender, Are You Unnatural? March 16, 2017 A Fascinating Truth About Privilege February 24, 2017 Buddha Lives in Versailles & Dog Dung February 22, 2017 The Viewfinder October 19, 2016 Creativity Is a Marathon October 17, 2016 On Change and Self-Management October 10, 2016 Wanted: Intuition October 3, 2016 This One Trick Is at the Heart of Writing December 14, 2015 Verb Tense and Writing Fiction December 7, 2015 One Cool Trick to Shift Points of View November 12, 2015 These 3 Words Will Improve Your Writing Guaranteed November 5, 2015 Writing Exercise, or Journalism November 1, 2015 On Proper Word Choice October 29, 2015 We, the Narrators - Buddha in the Attic October 26, 2015 What Is Writing Practice? October 12, 2015 You, the Narrator and Participant - Sebastopol Sketches October 8, 2015 The Art of Revision October 5, 2015 Writing Exercise, or the Unreliable Third October 1, 2015 You and She, the Narrators - a Hybrid Form September 28, 2015 The Big O: Mohsin Hamid September 24, 2015 Do This Exercise, or the Imperative September 21, 2015 You, the Narrator - Self-Help September 17, 2015 You, the Narrator - Bright Lights, Big City September 14, 2015 Point of View in Writing September 10, 2015 Ursula Le Guin’s Advice: There Are No Recipes August 20, 2015 Reading Exercise: The How of Language August 17, 2015 How to Read Like a Writer August 13, 2015 Writing Exercise: The Reluctant I August 10, 2015 The Big O Is What It’s All About August 6, 2015 Are You Creating Easy or Creating Well? August 3, 2015 How I Got More Out of My Writing Process July 30, 2015 A Confederate Flag Flew From a Northern House July 27, 2015 Why You Should Copy Other Writers May 18, 2015 I Got Hacked, Part 2 March 31, 2015 I Got Hacked March 30, 2015 Toni Morrison & Angela Davis - the Purpose of Freedom March 26, 2015 Twenty-Five Cent Words March 25, 2015 Toni Morrison & Alice Walker - There Are Only Black People March 24, 2015 The Duty of an Artist March 23, 2015 A FtM in a Pink-Ruffled Shirt Drives Into a Truck Stop March 23, 2015 Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea - Dunya Mikhail March 21, 2015 Narcissism, Humility and Juiciness January 26, 2015 3 A.M. Epiphany - a Great Writing Tool January 23, 2015 Are You a Book Marker? January 20, 2015 InTouch Magazine Is OutofTouch, and so Are We January 19, 2015 Duotrope for Better Writing Management January 16, 2015 Going Pro (Or I’m a Real Writer) January 15, 2015 The Right to Cause Offense January 14, 2015 Racial Sadist or Father of American Gynecology January 13, 2015 Read Better, Write Better January 12, 2015 The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows September 6, 2014 Open City, by Teju Cole June 7, 2014 The Forever Internet and Our Digital Identities February 18, 2014 Limits and Having a Thing for the Blue Suit September 23, 2013 Terror Points the Way to Writing Fiction August 22, 2013 Transgender Memoir: The Ever-Present Memory August 12, 2013 Masculinity and the Feminism of Simplicity, Part Two August 9, 2013 Masculinity and the Feminism of Simplicty, Part One August 8, 2013 Fiction Friday: Rubyfruit Jungle August 2, 2013 Gratitude: Not Being Able to Write August 1, 2013 Transsexual Stories: A Day in the Life of a Transsexual July 25, 2013 Transsexual Stories: You Can’t Have a Hysterectomy! July 23, 2013 Trans Publishing July 22, 2013 A Transsexual Man Dresses Himself July 10, 2013 Sex and Chronic Illness July 2, 2013 It All Started With a Google Search June 26, 2013 Mastery Takes a Very Long Time June 24, 2013 There Is No Try June 20, 2013 Manners: Those Pesky Pronouns June 18, 2013 Memory and Imagination in Memoir June 17, 2013 A Day of Rest and Thanks June 16, 2013 Fun Friday - ? June 14, 2013 Me and the Rain June 13, 2013 A Me Beyond Me June 12, 2013 I Used to Give Up June 5, 2013 The Immorality of Messiness June 2, 2013 Washing by Hand and Other Vacation Adventures June 1, 2013 Why Not Wash the House by Hand May 30, 2013 First Summer Pie May 29, 2013 Dis/Connected May 28, 2013 Relaxation May 26, 2013 The Plague of Plagiarism May 22, 2013 Cleaning Windows May 20, 2013 On Rejection and Moby-Dick, Expanded May 17, 2013 Pursuing Goals I’ve Created May 13, 2013 Gratitudes: Paella With Friends May 11, 2013 Radical Acceptance: The Universe Is in Us May 8, 2013 Intentional Practice: Creating a Framework for Good Habits May 6, 2013 Masculinity: What Does Self-Organizing Men Mean? May 1, 2013 Gratitudes: The Value of Waiting April 30, 2013 If It Weren’t for the Last Minute April 18, 2013 Who Owns Social Justice? April 17, 2013 What’s My Gender Again, Part 3 April 17, 2013 What’s My Gender, Again? Part Two April 16, 2013 The Downsides of White Privilege April 12, 2013 Rules for Creatives April 12, 2013 Setting My Own Style Agenda April 11, 2013 I Suppose I Am a Grown-Up Man, Now April 10, 2013 Giving up Coffee, Almost April 9, 2013 What’s Underneath April 6, 2013 Everyone Was a Child Once April 5, 2013 How Can I Make Today the Best Day of My Life? April 3, 2013 My First Year in Transition March 30, 2013 The Art of Doing Nothing March 29, 2013 Kids Mocking Adults March 27, 2013 The Aim of Life March 26, 2013 Dreams of a Life March 25, 2013 They Always Want the Writer to Work for Nothing (Nsfw) March 20, 2013 Time and Money Equals Why I Won’t Buy a $30,000 Car March 18, 2013 Limits Limit Me March 17, 2013 Today We Recycled the New Telephone Book March 16, 2013 It’s My Job to Pick up the Trash March 15, 2013 Random Acts of Kindness in a Pink, Ruffled Shirt March 14, 2013 The Adverb Is Not Your Friend March 13, 2013 Naps Are Fantastic March 10, 2013 On Disorganization, or When Things Get Away From Us March 5, 2013 Casey Legler - a Female Male Model March 4, 2013 Uncleared Curb Cuts March 2, 2013 The Gym Terrified Me February 25, 2013 Parker Mill County Park February 24, 2013 Writing Historical Memory and Responsibility February 21, 2013 Who Decides Who Is Trans? February 19, 2013 Novel Writing - the Understory February 14, 2013 Gender Paradox, an Excerpt, Part 4 February 12, 2013 Gender Paradox: A Life, an Excerpt, Part 3 February 11, 2013 Gender Paradox: A Life, an Excerpt, Part 2 February 8, 2013 Gender Paradox: A Life, an Excerpt, Part 1 February 7, 2013 Gratitude As a Political Practice February 6, 2013 Our New Kitteh: Moxie February 5, 2013 Lessons Learned From a Bucket February 4, 2013 Rosanne Cash February 3, 2013 The R-Word February 2, 2013 Preparation Equals Safety February 1, 2013 Perpetual Peak Experiences Hurt My Health January 31, 2013 The Day My Gender Failed January 29, 2013 Ypsilanti: A Winter’s Sunday Squash January 20, 2013 Radical Acceptance: Our Time Here on Earth November 12, 2012 Ypsilanti: Cbc Radio 2 November 9, 2012 Gratitudes: For Ms. H. October 22, 2012 Intentional Practice: Focus on the Growing Heap July 26, 2012 An FtM Superhero July 13, 2012 Intentional Practice: What Roads Uplanned Await You? July 9, 2012 Little Somethings: There Is No Age Limit for Riding June 20, 2012 After Transition: Hair Grows, Just Not Where I Wanted June 13, 2012 Gratitudes: I’m an Idiot Some of the Time June 12, 2012 After Transition: Shaving, or Drudgery June 11, 2012 Transition Is Hard June 7, 2012 It’s All About Me! June 7, 2012 Tactics Versus Strategy May 23, 2012 No Hope, No Fear: On Radical Acceptance April 28, 2012 On Radical Acceptance: We Waste Our Existence April 27, 2012 Growing Is Forever, and Thank the Goddess for That April 25, 2012 Radical Acceptance: The Worst Betrayal January 21, 2012 Gratitudes: Snow Storming, Julie London and Perfidia January 20, 2012 Intentional Practice: Regret Analysis January 18, 2012 Ypsilanti: Archictectural Ruins at Gault Village Shopping Center January 7, 2012 Novel Writing: Completion November 30, 2011 Novel Writing: Hard Focus November 9, 2011 Intentional Practice: Constrained Choices, or the Work Uniform November 7, 2011 Novel Writing: The Novel Outline November 3, 2011 Radical Acceptance: With the Power Out, a Pencil Is In November 2, 2011 Radical Acceptance: What to Do When the Me That I Was Isn’t the Me I Am, Anymore, or Regeneration October 31, 2011 Intentional Practice: Personal Guidelines October 29, 2011 International Practice: Large Cash Purchases and Final Choices October 27, 2011 Radical Acceptance: My Fear of Hunger October 26, 2011 Gratitudes: Confessions of a Feminist Nutritionist October 25, 2011 Gratitudes: A Glorious Fall Day October 24, 2011 Why I Write October 22, 2011 Radical Acceptance: My Work - Novel Writing October 21, 2011 Bad Weather Is Bad Preparation October 19, 2011 Web Realignment: Then and Now October 17, 2011 Web Realignment: (Re)Writing My About Page, a Stub, Part 2 October 15, 2011 Intentional Practice: Goodbye to All That iPhone Email October 14, 2011 Web Realignment: Feeling Naked or the Beginner’s Mind October 13, 2011 Web Realignment: (Re)Writing My About Page, a Stub October 12, 2011 Radical Acceptance: Being Here Now, the Hater Edition October 11, 2011 Gratitudes: F.R. October 10, 2011 Catalogues: Assets October 8, 2011 Death Is Very Likely the Single Best Invention of Life October 7, 2011 A Transsexual Death October 6, 2011 Gratitudes: Ms. H. October 5, 2011 Little Somethings: The Lost Kingdoms of Africa October 4, 2011 Gratitudes: Hugh McLeod October 3, 2011 Website Realignment: What the Heck Are These Transgender Cartoons Doing in My Life, Part 2 October 1, 2011 Website Realignment: What the Heck Are These Transgender Cartoons Doing in My Life?, Part 1 September 30, 2011 Radical Acceptance: Clothing September 28, 2011 Creativity: My First Story Book September 27, 2011 Intentional Practice: Nothing to Say About Anything September 26, 2011 Gratitudes: Writing Everyday September 24, 2011 Early Morning Ritual September 23, 2011 If You Accept Death, Fear Disappears September 22, 2011 Radical Acceptance: Embrace Actions Not Expectations September 21, 2011 My Eulogy September 19, 2011 Making Myself Irrelevant September 13, 2011 On Excavating My Own Heart September 11, 2011 The Odds of Being Human, on Gratitude September 9, 2011 This Breath, or Why Change Is Hard September 8, 2011 Finding Peace Within September 6, 2011 On Saying Nothing September 5, 2011 Managing the Irrelevant September 4, 2011 The FtM Thinks He Can Buy His Masculinity June 24, 2010 Do You Make This Mistake As an FtM? March 15, 2010 Visit the Doctor Like a World-Class Trannie March 2, 2010 An FtM’s Dilemma December 11, 2009 The Control Issue November 24, 2009 Side Effects Include: Enhanced White Privilege October 29, 2009 The FtM Butt September 30, 2009 Do You Like My Bulge? September 28, 2009 The Real Reason Trannies Transition June 4, 2009 The Real Reason Gays Want Marriage June 2, 2009 The FtM Gets No Satisfaction May 29, 2009 The FtM Is Shocked May 27, 2009 Radical Cootiest Feminist May 14, 2009 The FtM Makes a Declaration May 13, 2009 The FtM Receives a Compliment May 12, 2009 Queerspawn May 1, 2009 It Take a Village April 30, 2009 Privacy April 29, 2009 Gender Is Theater April 24, 2009 Worship Me! April 22, 2009 My Body Is Wrong April 15, 2009 Hormones Can Save You April 10, 2009 The Tao of the Transition Story April 7, 2009 The FtM Plays God April 6, 2009 FtM Bromance April 5, 2009 The FtM Asks a Trick Question April 4, 2009 Which Came First April 3, 2009 The FtM Can’t Be Sexist April 1, 2009 The FtM Loses His Gender March 31, 2009 The FtM Learns Something Shocking March 30, 2009 The FtM Keeps His Tools of the Patriarchy March 29, 2009 FtMs Find Meaning March 28, 2009 The FtM Lets You Know the Deal March 27, 2009 FtM Post-Phalloplasty Surgery March 26, 2009 Feel Free to Worship Me March 25, 2009 Mr Asshat Transsexual March 23, 2009 The Final Femmethology Cartoons February 23, 2009 So What? February 23, 2009 Back to life. January 28, 2009 Why I Became a Man June 4, 2008 Gender: Drop Dead! May 8, 2008 The Quantum Mechanics of a Pregnant Transman April 4, 2008 Unto Us a Son Is Born December 1, 2007 Archives November 21, 2007 I Forgot November 8, 2007 The Origin of His Problem October 10, 2007 A Short To-Do List October 10, 2007 The Not Special Penis September 4, 2007 You Know Your Wife Is Devoted When… July 19, 2007 Where’s the Privilege? May 21, 2007 20 Years on Testosterone May 8, 2007 post May 7, 2007 post April 24, 2007 Imagine That April 15, 2007 Too Small April 10, 2007 Heteroflexible April 6, 2007 Pain April 5, 2007 The Back of the Bus March 31, 2007 How Come Nobody Told Me March 30, 2007 Bottom Surgery I.D. Checker March 30, 2007 But I’m Trans March 28, 2007 Bow Tie or Balls? March 21, 2007 Something’s Wrong March 19, 2007 D.w.t. March 13, 2007 What Happens Next February 16, 2007 Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh….? November 1, 2006 Is You a Feminist? October 17, 2006 It’s a Bird, a Plane…. October 13, 2006 Very Important Transgenders September 15, 2006 The Big Scary September 9, 2006 What Are the Questions? September 3, 2006 Against Heteronormativity April 21, 2006 Trannier Than Thou April 13, 2006 The Zen of Gender March 8, 2006 Getting What We Need March 8, 2006 Bothand March 7, 2006 The Natural Arc of My Life February 27, 2006 Subsets of Transphobes February 14, 2006 Rights Answers to the Wrong Body Question February 8, 2006 My Squishy Brain February 7, 2006 Wishful Thinking February 6, 2006 Hormones Made Me Homophobic February 2, 2006 Becoming a White Dude January 10, 2006 Arselicking Redux January 9, 2006 Barbie Made Me Do It! January 6, 2006 Privacy and Going Against Genre January 3, 2006 FtM on an Lgbt Panel December 9, 2005 Gender As Branding As Label December 8, 2005 Gender, Physical Movement, Permission and Waiting December 7, 2005 The Most Important Thing You Need to Know About Transgender December 6, 2005 Using Gender to Get Into Our Bodies November 30, 2005 Of Man Pies, Anatomy and Identity November 18, 2005 The Number 1 Reason I Became a Man November 7, 2005 All Progress Depends on Transcatual! November 4, 2005 More FtM Blues November 2, 2005 Performativity Schnormativity October 28, 2005 Conformity and Transsexualism October 19, 2005 Get It Right October 12, 2005 Future Artefact October 10, 2005 FtM Blues October 6, 2005 More on EDCs October 5, 2005 Self-Publishing - Part 3 August 16, 2005