Let it be known and let it never be forgotten that Janey Smith/Steven Trull is a confirmed rapist, predator, and abuser, and just because I’ve had to dance around this fact for fear of ‘legal recourse’ doesn’t make it any less true. Similar legal hurdles may face those speaking out against…
3:16 pm • 30 September 2014 • 9 notes
Re: Myself as a "radical deconstruction of 'maleness'"
Yesterday I made a public post about my engagement w masculinity and personal identification with androgyny. It originally read:
"I want to clarify that I am not a trans man. The more I consider my engagement transmasculinity, the more I realize that it is almost purely political. I do not align…
12:45 pm • 23 September 2014 • 20 notes
"on male entitlement" - image macro by dianna dragonetti
i’m up on IP w a piece re: the recent situation
11:32 pm • 4 September 2014 • 69 notes
When Janey Smith (alt lit alias of Steven Trull), first published his infamous “Fuck List,” I saw my name on it, and I was disturbed. I was told I was meant to construe this a joke or a well-meaning nod, but this list—literally entitled “A List of Writers I Want to Fuck (Or Get Fucked…
12:08 pm • 4 September 2014 • 8 notes
if you don't know, now you know.
Months of emotional abuse and gaslighting. Sexual assault. Hundreds of dollars owed to me of which I will likely never see a dime. Bringing up my eating disorder in a public post/attempt to clear his name/attempt to discredit/shame me?
I don’t want to be associated with him. I haven’t wanted to…
7:00 pm • 3 September 2014 • 137 notes
Sexual Harassment in the Writing 'Workplace'
Revised from Status by Ian Aleksander Adams
There was an open letter posted addressing the bay area poetry scene (reposted here on Marie Calloway’s tumblr) about instances of harassment and a generally terrible feel for cis women and trans people who work or participate in the area. I don’t…
11:04 am • 2 September 2014 • 41 notes
IN FEAR OF A TRANS PLANET: '3 SERMONS' BY JOS CHARLES
i live in ~the united states of america~
in ~the united states of america~ you can do lots of great things,
like i can name my body what i want sometimes.
that’s cool i tell my friends.
freedom of speech, they tell me.
my friends and i have lots in common,
that’s what makes a…
last installment of IN FEAR OF A TRANS PLANET
s/o to thetsaritsa & beaboutitpress for making this the best dianna dragonetti week ever
4:10 pm • 15 August 2014 • 34 notes