Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bi Erasure, Straight-Passing, and Str8ness – Part 1

***If sharing this article, or the concept Str8ness/being Str8 as described here, please cite and credit Kshyama (that’d be me, the author), and link the blog where you found it (that’d be this one)*** I’ve seen this argument go around … Continue reading

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How to not lose, or regain, your account with a “false” name on Facebook

Yesterday, I wrote about how someone had reported me on Facebook for using a fake name, and why you should never ever report anyone for using a fake name on Facebook. Today, I want to share some tips and strategies … Continue reading

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8 Reasons you should never report someone on Facebook for using a false name

(If you’ve lost access to your account due to being reported for a “fake” name, please see How to not lose, or regain, your account with a “false” name on Facebook) Recently, my account was deactivated because, I was told, there … Continue reading

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A Good Spell

At the core of every good lie, and every good spell, is a kernel of truth.

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कर्म

“People who don’t see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are liars and fools. They fall into endless space.[…] They can’t tell good from evil. […]To attain enlightenment without seeing your nature is impossible. Still others … Continue reading

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A Witch’s (Dis)closure

She said to me, “Well you see, I save my kisses for special men.”

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Kreapsake

  a keepsake, a charm, a witch’s curse, there are times I wish I’d stolen something from the Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building from Systemic Human Anatomy, where we spent our time, soaking in that particular perfume of the dead meant … Continue reading

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Disclosure and Stigma

The following is a post that I’ve adapted from a comment I left on a Facebook thread about forcing disclosure of people living with herpes, in the acting industry where kissing is a norm.  It was a valuable conversation and … Continue reading

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