I will not be friendly with someone who thinks that my – or any marginalized group’s – rights are up for debate.
We are valid and worthy of existence – and worthy of flourishing and creating a beautiful world for all persons of color, orientation and identity.
My senator is trying to convince Iowa’s small business owners, like myself, that her Republican tax cut is for us.
Over this weekend a transphobic and neo-nazi based flyer (the stormers club) was found by the Department of Human Services in an undisclosed location in the South side of Des Moines.
I’m working everyday – in Washington and here in Iowa – to stand with and work for workers. But we can’t do this alone.
I have to exist in the potential that at any given point because I am transgender that my job isn’t secure.
My story is hard for me to tell. It’s not something I like to share but I need to share it because it’s really important.
Visiting the DMV can be a harrowing experience in and of itself.
The extreme edges are becoming normalized and are doing grave harm to the fabric of our nation.