Pretty In Punk

Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

November 16, 2017

Being Non-Binary in a Binary Business World

I've been contacted on a fairly regular basis since I started the business by those who want to sell my wares in their store or feature me in a magazine's article.  The emails almost always start the same: "we love the feminist angle", as if to warm me up, followed by "we want to curate a selection of female artists", "we want to empower women", "we want to create a space for women", and so on.

Hm.

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Punks Against Prejudice.

August 14, 2017

Punks Against Prejudice.

When it comes to activism there are two broad groups of individuals: there are those who are directly affected by [insert issue] and there are their comrades (aka. allies). As an animal liberation activist I am a comrade to non-human animals; as an anti-racist activist I am a comrade to all people of colour; but as a non-binary trans activist I am fighting for my life. There is, therefore, a huge difference in the way I can, and do, approach such issues.

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