Book Review: A Knight to Remember by Bridget Essex

This book is a lot of things: it’s a romance, it has fantastical elements, it has relatively believable and likable characters – but it is, to put it nicely, a hot mess. A Knight to Remember, by Bridget Essex, is a book that is at least up front about how ridiculous it is.  Simply read … Continue reading Book Review: A Knight to Remember by Bridget Essex

Book Review: A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson.

Have you ever had someone tell you “I use They/Them pronouns” and you’re not sure how to use those pronouns?  Or are you a non-binary, gender-queer, or gender-nonconforming individual who needs help explaining your pronouns to others?  Or are you someone who understands pronouns but wants to be a better ally for their friends, family, … Continue reading Book Review: A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson.

Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

November 9, 2016 I cried while driving in to work today. I had to call a friend who works in the same building to come outside and calm me down and we cried together and hugged in the parking lot. I cried at my desk. I cried in the bathroom. I cried on my drive … Continue reading Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

Love Won a Year Ago

This piece was originally published for the Juneau Empire, June 26, 2016. But I feel like it belongs here, too. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my phone buzz on my desk, the message previewing: “love won” in all caps, accompanied with an unreasonable amount of exclamation marks. I was mid-sentence in an email at … Continue reading Love Won a Year Ago