TGQN Students at University of Texas and Sexual Violence

Earlier today, the Association of American Universities released a study about the prevalence of sexual assault on 27 campuses across the US. One of those campuses is the University of Texas, one of the largest universities in the country (the largest, maybe?). As I was looking through the results of the survey, I noticed something about a particular …

Sense8 and Empathy

In the middle of working on an emotionally heavy piece of journalism, I had a day where I didn’t have too much to do. I took advantage of the lull by deciding to finally watch the Netflix sci-fi drama Sense8. Here is how the fan wiki for Sense8 describes the show: Sense8 tells the story of …

Addressing the failure in my Rousey piece

UPDATED on August 5: Since I wrote this post, there have been pieces about Rousey’s transphobia that draw an even clearer picture of what I failed to cover and why that is a problem: When Role Models Become Problematic: Ronda Rousey and Transmisogyny at The Mary Sue How Ronda Rousey broke the UFC’s brand at …