The last few months have seen a massive wave of anti-transgender legislation focused on restricting the rights of trans kids. While often drafted and passed under the pretense of “protecting kids”, these bills are inflicting real and significant harm.
In the last few weeks, politicians and the media in the United States have reanimated their new favorite wedge issue: the ridiculous fear of trans people participating in sports.
Warning: this post is about American politics. I have spent yesterday and today resisting the urge to refresh NPR’s election map every five minutes. I was prepared for the results but I wasn’t prepared for it to be this close. I am astounded that it is this close. It feels like a betrayal. At theContinue reading “Anxiety and Elections”
In recent weeks, many people have divulged to me how they can’t wait to be done with politics on November 2nd. This level of political apathy requires a level of security that I struggle to understand.