Experience    

Ghostwriter - Feb 2017-present

Create regular long-form, heavily-researched content on tight weekly deadlines. Articles are on a variety of topics including basic financial literacy, tips for accessing government benefits, and advice on saving money on just about everything.

Contributing Writer, Run Smart Online - Nov 2017-present

Produce bi-monthly content on the latest trends in the running world as well as advice for achieving your fitness goals and recovering successfully. Pieces are well-researched, often referencing important scientific research in order to support my claims.

Contributing Writer, RunnerClick - Oct-Dec 2017

Weekly contributor to RunnerClick, a site dedicated to offering advice and product reviews to runners. My work dealt with plant-based diets, health and wellness, and fitness from a body positive perspective.

Contributing Writer, Unapologetic Feminism - Jan-March 2017

Wrote several articles for Unapologetic Feminism, a political media site that shared educational resources, informative listicles, and personal narratives, before its shutdown in March 2017. Pieces provided analysis of issues of gender and sexuality and offered concrete, actionable suggestions for people working for social justice.

Contributing Writer, trans.cafe - July-Dec 2016

Contributed regularly to trans.cafe, a lifestyle blog sharing information, educational resources, and personal narratives with the transgender community and our allies.

Intern, Incarcerated Voices - Aug 2013-Feb 2014

Offered writing, proofreading, and editing advice on written submissions for the radio program, corresponding with over 50 currently incarcerated people. Reviewed content from contributors and selected excellent submissions for broadcast on the program. Wrote bi-weekly scholarly literature reviews on topics related to incarcerated life, the criminal justice system, and the prison industrial complex.

Published Work    

Pitchfork - June 2018

    What Does It Mean to Be an Apolitical Trans Pop Star?

them - Apr 2018-present

    Legally Nonbinary: What It Means to Change Your Gender Marker From M or F to X

    In The #MeToo Conversation, Transgender People Face A Barrier To Belief

Into More - Sep 2017-present

    ‘Queer Eye’ is Still Failing Trans Men

    Sex Workers and Trans Folks Will Get Hit Hardest By Craigslist Personals Shutdown

    Yes, Trans Men Belong In Gay Porn

    The Rise Of Trans People In Politics

    14 Messages Trans People Want You To Stop Sending On Dating Apps

VICE - Feb 2018

    10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask A Relationship Anarchist

Bustle - Dec 2017

    What One Crop-Top Taught Me About Flaunting My Femininity

GO Magazine Nov 2016-present

    FOSTA Is One More Reminder of Why We Need to Decriminalize Sex Work

    Charli XCX's "Femmebot" Feat. Mykki Blanco and Dorian Electra is My End of 2017 Anthem

    How the CDC Word Ban Bears An Eerie Similarity To The AIDS Crisis

    Sheltered from the Rain: On Trans Day of Remembrance and Rethinking Solidarity

ThoughtCo - Dec 2017

    Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Explained: An LGBTQIA+ Primer

ParentMap - Dec 2017

    My Child Came Out As Trans- Now What?

Together.guide - Oct 2017

    7 Lessons From a Year of Relationship Anarchy

Healthline.com - Oct 2017

    Metoidioplasty

    Deadnaming: What Is It And Why Is It Harmful?

    Cisgender: What Is It?

    Genderqueer: What Does It Mean To Identify As Genderqueer?

    Misgendering: What Does It Mean To Misgender Someone?

Run Smart Online - Nov 2017-present

    11 Tips For Making The Most Out Of Your Rainy Day Runs

    Runners, Do You Really Need Recovery Boots?

    Improve Your Health With These 7 Running And Fitness Apps

    Cryotherapy: Cure-All or Harmful Fad?

    The Runner's Winter Dilemma: Train Indoors or Outdoors?

RunnerClick - Oct 2017-present

    12 Helpful Self Care Tips Every Runner Should Try

    Why You Need Moisture Wicking Apparel In Your Life

    Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet for Runners

    Holistic Solutions for Managing Knee Pain

Multiamory - Sep 2017

    9 Life Tips from My Experiments in Relationship Anarchy

Huffington Post - Dec 2016-present

    #IAmOneOfThem: Why We Need To Represent Trans People in Our Sexual Assault Advocacy

    Being A Trans Kid Is Hard. Period.

    How Advertisers are Targeting the Trans Community

    It’s Time to Break the Silence About Transmasculine Survivors of Sexual Assault

Unapologetic Feminism - Jan-March 2017

    6 Tips for Being Trans Inclusive in Your Conversations About Reproductive Rights

    We Need to Destigmatize STIs, Now More Than Ever 

The Establishment - Oct 2016-present

    How Advertisers are Targeting the Trans Community

    ‘Transparent’ and the Growing Pains of Trans Visibility

    The Transgender 'Threat' to Free Speech Is a Lie

trans.cafe - July-Dec 2016

    We Need to Talk About Consent in the Gay and Trans Community

    What the Term ‘Queer’ Means to Me

    5 Helpful Reminders for Non-Binary Folks Considering Physical Transition

    In Defense of the Singular ‘They’: A Guide on the Gender-Neutral Pronoun

    10 Things Cisgender People Can Do to Support Transgender People Right Now

Wellesley Underground - Oct 2014

    Reframing the Conversation: From Inclusivity to Self-Determination

Features    

TIME Magazine - Mar 2017

    “Beyond 'He' or 'She': The Changing Meaning of Gender and Sexuality”

BuzzFeed - June 2016

    “We Gave 16 Trans People Makeovers to Honor Their Idols”

Vice Young Americans - Oct 2013

    “LGBT”

Speaking    

Hampshire College, Hampshire, MA - Apr 2017

    Shifting the Paradigm: A Conversation on AFAB Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault

The Moon Show, Brooklyn, NY - July 2016

    Reading of original works

University of Albany, EGSO Conference “Transaction”

    Trans Action and Sites of Transaction: The Key Role of Diners, Bars, and Cafeterias in the Formation of the Transgender Movement

Education    

New York University, New York, NY - 2015

    M.A. in Gender Politics

    John W. Draper Institute for Humanities and Social Thought

    Thesis: “We Feel Angry, Not Gay”: Queer Rage and Anti-Prison Resistance

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA - 2010

    B.A. in Philosophy and Theatre Studies