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Two Years

November 13, 2017 Athena the Architect

TW: Rape, CSA, Internalized Guilt It’s that time of year again. When I was raped, it was not what you normally expect. I wasn’t penetrated. I was forced to penetrate. For a trans woman, that […]

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Civil Rights

Bad Trans: Living as an Ex-Coward

October 6, 2017 Athena the Architect

TW: Abusive relationships, dysphoria, transphobic language, internalized transphobia, coming out terror, sexual abuse, dissociative identity disorder This post is going to piss a lot of people off, but I have been needing to talk about […]

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It’s Time for Code School

December 30, 2016 Athena the Architect

Writing is a complex skill, but like any skill, it is eminently teachable and there are known ways to go about it. You wouldn’t know that from reading the media about education–critics of both the […]

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Civil War

October 30, 2016 Athena the Architect

It’s been a year since I stepped into this Vision, Scarlet Witching with twitchy fingers fishing, slipping into you and splitting with syllables strung to each other until you pull a thread and they split […]