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direct action

I want to change culture, and direct action is part of my life.  I think about direct action of different kinds–symbolic, performative, solidarity.  Some acts of service can be direct action also. statement Serving food to hungry people is a real way to help, but it can also be a statement.  Food Not Bombs says… Read More »

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queerness is like a sparkle

I was talking to my friend about sexuality.  I told her how my queerness is like a sparkle. energy My queerness and sexuality are part of my energy, spirit, life force–part of my body and my entire being.  My sexuality is part of what moves me through the world.  So even if what I’m doing… Read More »

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why I do anything

Oh hey, I’ve been thinking why I do anything.  Mostly why I write, make zines, rap, make arts.  People ask me, and I might tell them a lovely reason from my possible reason bouquet: to connect, communicate, share my inner world to the outer world, speak new truths, contribute to the broadening of what’s acceptable. … Read More »

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say their names

Say Their Names is a rallying cry for justice, an idea to resist the violence of cops who kill People of Color.  The names we’re encouraged to say belong to people who died from police violence, mostly shot. These words are from a David Rovics song “Say Their Names” which is intense and powerful.  It… Read More »