Outside Work


Voicemail Poems – “Man Gets Tired of Being in the Spotlight”

pnk prl – “fear of sex/freedom”

Voicemail Poems – “Arizona Boy”


My Kid Is Gay

Contributor Roundtable: One Year Since the Election

Defining: Gender Nonconforming

How Do I Talk About My Daughter Pre-Transition?

Defining: They/Them Pronouns

When I Came Out The Third Time

What We Need From Our Parents After June 2016: Urgent Allyship

Should I Worry About My Gay Son in the Military?


Academic Work

I’m on the Wrong Track Baby, I Was Made This Way: How Gender Essentialism and Cisnormativity Discipline the Transition Processes of Transgender Individuals, Social Justice & Equity Law Journal, Vol. 1.1, 148-181


Oregon Socialist Renewal

Resisting Division

Resisting Division: Recognizing Pinkwashing

Resisting Division: Critiquing Fellow Activists



The Importance of “They/Them/Their” Pronouns* at KMUZ Community Radio
*Note: I no longer advocate for third gender markers. Please click here for more info.

Transgender Representation in Hollywood at KMUZ Community Radio (mp3 file was corrupted and has been lost to the treacherous terrain of cyberspace, but I promise it happened)


Education and the Arts

Panel Speaker, LGBT Rights in the Military – New York City Human Rights Conference, June 2018

Presentation on Transgender Legal Issues, Inaugural Trans Studies Graduate Student Conference, York University, April 2018

Featured Speaker, Social Justice Talks: Social Justice and Equity Law Journal Symposium – Willamette University College of Law, April 2018

Moderator, Panel: Barriers of Bias in the Art World –  Salem Art Association, April 2018

Curator, Fractals of Identity – Salem Art Association, April 2018

Co-Presenter, Racism and Implicit Bias – OutServe-SLDN Annual Conference, October 2017

Co-Presenter, Transgender Access to Shelters – Oregon Conference on Housing, September 2017

Co-Presenter, Transgender Access to Shelters – Union Gospel Mission of Salem, August 2017

Poetry Workshop: Breaking Down Shame and Gender Expectations – Salem Art Association, June 2017

LGBTQ Artist-in-Residence – Salem Art Association, May 2017

Poetry Featured Reader – Salem Poetry Project, February 2017

Poetry Featured Reader – The Space Concert Club, January 2017

“Celebrating Femininity from Non-Binary Perspectives” (Co-Facilitator) – Gender Odyssey Conference, August 2016

“Trans Justice in Schools” – Trans Student Educational ResourcesGender Odyssey Conference, August 2016

Panel Speaker on Transgender and Queer Healthcare Access in the Mid-Willamette Valley – Basic Rights Oregon, Statewide Leadership Summit, May 2016

“What’s the T in LGBTQ?”: Transgender 101 Training – Basic Rights Oregon, Salem Unitarian Universalist Church, April 2016