• Community College: Experiences

    I wrote a few weeks ago that because a large chunk of community college students have families and jobs, there isn’t a lot of the “campus life” that four-year schools tout. But as someone who attended community college right out of high school and then transferred to a four-year...
  • YouTubers You Should Be Watching: Beauty Edition

    Welcome back to this multipart series on YouTubers you should be watching. This week, we’re talking beauty. Beauty vlogs are such a staple on YouTube where a lot of people get frustrated about branded content, and it’s hard to find reviewers who are frank and honest about how a...
  • Home for the Holidays: Packing in 4 Easy Steps

    This is part 3 of a 3-part series on traveling. Whether you’re going home or to a new city, alone or with family, traveling during the holidays is never easy. Part 1 was on air travel and part 2 was on car travel. The final step: packing! Let it...
  • What I’m Thankful For As An LGBTQ Advocate

    This year has been comprised of victories and tragedies for the LGBTQ community. And while it is undeniably important to mourn the losses – especially remembering transgender and non-binary individuals who have lost their lives through violence this year – we also need time to reflect on what we...
  • YouTubers You Should Be Watching: Education Edition

    Welcome to part two of YouTubers You Should Be Watching. This week, we’re focusing on educational vlog channels. Now, I don’t think that “education” only includes academic subjects. The ability to learn from others is one of the hallmarks of shared experience. I can learn about graphic design from...
  • Interview: Latina Trans Women Start Worker-Owned Cooperative

    I recently had the opportunity to interview members of a new worker’s cooperative for Latina trans women based in New York City. As many of the women involved in the co-op aren’t fluent in English, Jesus Daniel Puerto of Make the Road New York spoke to the women and...
  • Home for the Holidays: On Making Car Rides Less Awful

    This is part 2 of a 3-part series on traveling. Whether you’re going home or to a new city, alone or with family, traveling during the holidays is never easy. Part 1 on air travel is here. Today, we’re looking at car travel! As is the case with air...
  • YouTubers You Should Be Watching: Social Justice Edition

    YouTube has opened up a world of digital entertainment that gives viewers and creators the opportunity to consume and generate the content that they want to make and see. Traditional television has always been about network rankings and mass appeal, and YouTube serves as a foil for more individualized...
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance 2015

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