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Coming Out as Trans

I've decided as of yesterday to finally come out as trans. As such, my new name is Persephone and my chosen pronouns are they/them or she/her.  You may have noticed the domain doesn't reflect my transition and that my dead name is plastered all over the place (a consequence of me not really thinking this through). I will aim to rectify this over time. In the interim, I would ask you to please not to deadname or misgender me. Thank you! As for why I did it, let's just say the reasons are complicated. It's certainly not something I chose lightly. Rather, I'd been considering it for several years and probably would have come out in 2020 had my ex at the time been more supportive.  In spite of their abuse, I was also hesitant to come out for fear of reprisals from online hate groups. But then it occurred to me: I'm already writing a book about TERFs and fascists; I may as well face them as I actually am than try and pass for something I'm not. *** About me: My n

Sex Positivity versus Sex Coercion, or Gothic Communism: Manifesto and Sample Essay

This blogpost contains the manifesto for my upcoming book— Sex Positivity vs Sex Coercion, or Gothic Communism: Liberating Sex Work under Capitalism through Iconoclastic Art — as well as the disclaimer, table of contents, author's foreword, sample essay, a glossary of additional terms,  the acknowledgments and an About the Author section at the very end . I'm hard at work, proofreading the final manuscript.  Once the drafting is finalized and the illustrations finished, the entirety of the uncensored book will be posted on my website. Until then, consider this semi-censored portion (see the disclaimer) to be a taste of what's to come!   [I've removed the update log from this page and included it in a new blogpost talking about how the book is coming along . In short, most of the writing is finished and I want to spend the next couple months illustrating it! —Perse, 4/8/2023] ~xoxo , Persephone Abstract This Marxist-Gothic-genderqueer book examines the various difference