Welcome to my first attempt at a public blog! I have determined to make more of an effort to maintain an active web presence, and that starts here. I am here to push buttons, to cross boundaries and to challenge assumptions. I'm here to discuss politics, feminism, socialism, queer theory and life outside the mainstream. I'm here to defy homophobia and transphobia, sexism, heterosexism, racism, classism, and all other forms of social and political oppression.
This blog will be my observations of life, politics and various social issues which are close to my heart. I will post my opinions about what is going on in the world, and my fears and hopes for the future. What I won't be posting is details about my personal life. To those of you following me from my old livejournal, this is not simply a continuation of that blog. Sorry, but this blog is public, if you want to keep in touch on a personal level you're going to have to do it the old fashioned way and send me a private email. However, I am fully aware that my identity and life experiences drastically impact my social and political world view. Who I am and what I'm doing with my life will become relevant on this blog as far as is necessary to explain my perspective on various issues, and I'm not going to shy away from that.
I'm going to make it a goal to update at least a couple times a week. There's certainly plenty of fodder for topics, both locally, domestically, and internationally and you can look for my first real post some time this week. I welcome comments, and I value productive discussions and debates, so please tell me what you think!