fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Category - Diversity

August 17, 2017

Greater Than Code, the podcast where #PeopleMatter

Earlier this summer I was approached with a very exciting proposal from a friend who I met at AlterConf NYC last winter and asked to become a regular panelist on...

May 12, 2017

Out With The Old, In With The New: My Relationship With My Birth Name

I don’t hear my birth name very often anymore. Shedding the burden of carrying my birth name with me seemed unattainable when I was just beginning the journey of changing...

May 1, 2017

Conf Report: Women Techmakers Montreal 2017

In early April, I was really thrilled to drive up to Montreal, Quebec to speak at the Women Techmakers conference there. WTM is a program that was set up by...

March 22, 2017

My Relationship With My Chest

Let’s get one thing out in the open right away. I hate my chest. I have long looked down at my boobs, which are only an A cup anyway, and...

February 17, 2017

A Guide to Safe Binding – For You or Your Kid!

“My 13-year-old daughter(?) has recently come out to me as genderqueer, more specifically, as a demigirl. She’s told me that she’s still okay with being referred to with she/her and...

December 23, 2016

Eating While Transgender

There’s an odd dichotomy that comes with being transgender. On the one hand, I often feel like a teacher. There’s an assumption that I know more about gender theory than...

December 22, 2016

Conf Report: Alterconf NYC

A couple weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be able to attend and speak at Alterconf in NYC. For those not in the know, Alterconf is a series of...

November 27, 2016

Alterconf NYC – 12/10

I am so excited to have been invited to give a full length talk at next month’s Alterconf in New York City! The lineup of speakers is truly phenomenal and I am so honored...