fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Category - LGBTQ

October 9, 2017

Baseball, Lesbians & Friendship all abound in Butterfly Soup

Butterfly Soup is a recently-released indie game which was billed as “a game about gay Asian girls playing baseball and falling in love.” Even though the description of the game was...

October 3, 2017

Doing Queer Representation Right: Moonstruck #1-3

I discovered Moonstruck this past summer when I was having a particularly bad day and I decided to go to my local comic book store and see if I could...

September 12, 2017

Defining: Gender Dysphoria

DEFINE IT: The word “dysphoria” is defined as “a sense of being ill at ease or a feeling of dissatisfaction or anxiety.” That’s a pretty good characterization of what gender...

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...

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