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Gender Dysphoria: A Day In The Life

I often find myself trying to explain to cisgender folks what gender dysphoria feels like. On one level it’s a futile exercise. If you don’t feel gender dysphoria, there is...

Eulogy For a Lost Daughterhood

Friday, October 28th, I was on my way to the last stop of my speaking tour in Atlanta at Kennesaw State University. I had stopped for gas and saw a Facebook message from my aunt...

Eli Bosnick Wants ALL Your Skittles

On September 19th, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted this image… Picture: a bowl of skittles candy in a white bowl on a white background. The text of the meme reads, “If I had a bowl...

My Three Year Rebirthday

On August 10th, 2013, I introduced myself as Callie to the world. I can’t remember ever being so simultaneously scared and excited in my entire life. By this point, I’d...

I Was Abused, And It Took Me Years To Figure It Out

“There’a a phrase, “the elephant in the living room”, which purports to describe what it’s like to live with a drug addict, an alcoholic, an abuser. People outside such...

An Open Letter to Queer and Trans Youth

Yes, the world's a scary place right now. I'm committing to do my part to protect you....

My Online Friends ARE My Real Friends

Social media can be a lifesaver for those who can't be out in their immediate circles...

An Exhaustive Ally’s Guide to the Bathroom Debate: Part 1

Want to be better equipped for the next time you argue with a bigot? Here's a place to start....

#143 – John Pavlovitz and the Bigger Table

A few social justice minded atheists sit down with a progressive Christian. Are we really so different?...

#142 – New Years Hopes and Fears

Callie's got a hot take on new years hot takes. Also, lets talk about our hopes and fears for the coming year....