Ethan L. Stokes. (They/Them, Any/All)
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Ethan (he/him, they/them) is a second-year Psychobiology student. He was born in Torrance and raised in Redondo Beach, California. The 2016 election sparked Ethan's interest in politics, motivated further by his ongoing experiences within the trans community. He's since spent many hours reading and writing about anti-capitalism, social justice issues, and Anarchism. Ethan enjoys playing guitar, writing and listening to music, doing volunteer work and activism, and spending time with his family.

Bashing Back: Why Self-Defense Matters

Graphic Illustration by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) The subject of guns rarely comes up in queer spaces, and it’s no mystery why: right wingers dominate the discourse on self-defense, gun ownership, and Second Amendment rights, and their record on queer positivity…

Just Say “They”

Graphic Illustration by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) Most of us have that one thing that makes us tick, that specific issue that most folks don’t really get but generally understand because they, too, have their own pet peeves. Every time, without…

Coming Out is a Choice

Graphic by Ria Kotak   “Coming out” is one of the most commonly recognized aspects of the queer experience. It’s a moment that’s defined by the reactions we get (whether or not our family and friends accept us, what happens…

Gender Neutral Pronouns: Anxiety, Autonomy, and Everything In Between

Graphic by Angela Z. CW: potential NBphobia, transphobia, references to dysphoria and body dysmorphia   Over the past few years, the transgender community has become increasingly visible, allowing a broader audience to hear about our issues. Non-binary, genderqueer, and other…