Invisibility dominates my experience of oppression. I am a genderqueer who is usually assumed to be a cisgender woman. I am a queer person who doesn’t look “queer.” My pagan, polyamorous, pansexual, and graysexual identities aren’t immediately apparent either. And I live with high anxiety, unstable blood sugar, and a chronic back condition, all of […]
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Activist and writer Jessica Miriam Littenberg joins Fay for the reading of part 1 of “Tala and Prince Hart,” which focuses on Prince Hart’s experience of being asexual in a society that does not recognize asexuality. Jessica then reads one of her powerful poems about transphobia. The following discussion focuses on the experience of not […]
Community-organizer and media-creator Tobi Hill-Meyer returns to join Fay for the reading of the second half of “Tala and Godmother Death,” followed by a discussion that focuses on gender exploration in trans literature, the importance of depicting forgiveness with consequences, and the humanizing potential of humor. Check it out!
Check out Episode 1 – Tala and Death’s Embrace! Summary: Activist and filmmaker Tobi Hill-Meyer joins Fay for the reading of “Tala and Death’s Embrace” in its entirety, followed by a wide-ranging discussion that focuses on the depiction of trans characters in media. The RSS feed has been established and it is also up on […]
Inspired by the Grimms’ fairy tale “Godfather Death,” this story follows Death’s three godchildren and explores what happens when the most selfish and clever one comes across the trickster Tala. This post also contains a discussion document for those interested in behind-the-scenes information on the origins of my fairy tale ideas and why I made […]
This site is being officially launched with the first story “Tala and Death’s Embrace.” In it Tala, a trans woman of color trickster, matches wits with Death in a series of over-the-top hijinks, culminating in a final confrontation with a sexy twist. (Don’t worry, it has nothing to do with her being trans!) Find out […]