Stuff

NOTE: I first wrote the below guidelines on a personal blog many years ago, and in the time since, I have again a mere fraction of the physical belongings I did then, now living most-time in a van (which is not nearly so glamorous as … ContinueStuff

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Road Life

PROLOGUE As has happened to many before and since, I officially stopped being able to afford Seattle, my home of 17 years, as a small (massage) business owner around 2009. I stayed another 6 years in large part due to the generosity of my housemates, … ContinueRoad Life

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Suicide

Note: This is, first and foremost, a personal thinkpiece about living with, and interacting with, my own suicidal ideology, followed by resources that have helped me cope. Though I hope my sharing these things helps, the following is not meant to address acute crisis. If … ContinueSuicide

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Rape Culture

When I first circulated a previous version of this piece on Medium, I began the essay with quotes from prominent rape advocacy groups and supposed expert talking heads who disagreed that rape culture was actually a thing. Due in part to the tireless and ongoing … ContinueRape Culture

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