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depression

July 22, 2009

this is my formal apology to myself and the world for letting 6 days go by without an update.  as many trans folx can relate to, i’ve been fighting depression for as long as i can remember.  as i explained to my mom, my emotional landscape goes from gentle sadness to severe depression.  when i get down to a certain level, i have a very hard time allowing myself to create things.  i actually wrote a number of articles in the last week, but most of them remain unfinished and all unpublished.  i made a number of images, but erased them all.  this is normal for me.  but it is not good for a blog.

in related news, i’ve been working on recruiting some of my (creative, fabulous, smartypants) friends to contribute to the blog.  i’d like to one day have a group of editors all making content for the site (email me if your interested! mixedqueer@gmail.com).

my friend jos recently was hired by feministing.com and just wrote a very succinct article on why she doesn’t support hate crimes legislation.  i actually wrote a little something on the subject after leslie mora was attacted a few weeks ago.  i think everyone should spend some time thinking about this, especially because the mainstream LGB movement wants us to blindly follow their assimilationist politics, and presents their agenda as ‘the’ LGBTQ agenda.

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  1. July 24, 2009 3:49 pm

    I hope you are feeling better. Depression is a horrible illness, I’ve wanted to die since I was ten. Nowadays, the horrible lows I feel fuel my poetry and blogs. Maybe you can use yours for the same sort of energy. The most important thing is to take care of yourself first, everything else can be dealt with later.

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