The Internal Toll of Being Misgendered

This is another guest post from an Oakland student, Ash Whipple, one of Oakland’s “energy converters” Being misgendered feels like getting stabbed in the back, even when people don’t do it on purpose. I’ve learned to live with that pain, it’s something I experience every day, and I will face it for the rest of … Continue reading The Internal Toll of Being Misgendered


Bigger Than Bathrooms: Making Schools Safe for EVERY Student

A guest post from Ash Whipple, an Oakland student and one of Oakland’s Energy Converters. I’m sure when you’re out in public, or at work, all you worry about when going to the bathroom is if it’s clean or not. Nobody likes public bathrooms, they’re dirty, and you never know who you’re going to come across … Continue reading Bigger Than Bathrooms: Making Schools Safe for EVERY Student