To Understand Biological Sex, Look at the Brain, Not the Body-
Perhaps your sex is less about what’s between your legs than between your ears. JFB in Washington Post, May 1,…0
Trans people shouldn’t have to hide to help Democrats win-
If we’re going to lose the next election, I’d rather we do it because we stood up for the most…
If I Had Loved Her Less-
A queer reading of Thoreau, in LitHub.
Abortion Rights and Trans Rights Are Two Sides of the Same Coin-
Bodily integrity matters– for all people. My NYT column for October 10, 2021.
They Used the Bible to Attack Her. She Used the Bible to Forgive Them.-
A Florida city considers apologizing to the trans city manager it forced out a decade ago. My NYT column for…
Remember the Bicentennial? Celebrating America at 250 Might Be Even Harder-
The Semiquincentennial clock begins its countdown. What will we celebrate, when we celebrate America at 250? JFB in Washington Post,…
Katherine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and Me-
The call of loons, and of mortality. My NYT column for 7/7/21.
A Scottish Political Party Treated Trans Women Like the Loch Ness Monster-
It won’t be the last time. JFB in the Washington Post for June 1, 2021.
In 17 Years I Will Still Know My Own Heart-
The cycles of progress for LGBTQ people. This 6/1/21 NYT column helped kick off Pride Month.
Keeping Trans Kids from Medical Treatment Doesn’t Make them Disappear-
Treating trans children isn’t an “experiment.” The experiment is making it impossible for these young people to become themselves.