For my writing & communications class we have to research a topic of our choosing for an intensive paper. For my assignment I chose to investigate social media and politics. I chose it because I have always been very interested in the political process, especially policy writing and legislation. This topic is intentionally very broad.…

Personal: National Coming Out Day

BuzzFeed posted an article about the 37 times that trans people come out. I feel like I come out every time I step into a room. Every time someone asks my gender, every time I see someone who I have never met before, I come out. This is because I am not a binary trans…

My Digital Footprint

When I wake up in the morning, I turn off my alarm clock, but I don’t use a radio app. I use the alarm function on my phone. I never use services like Spotify or Pandora, rather I just play downloaded music on my computer. I would say that my digital footprint is smaller than…