Katy Bourne


Trump vs. Trans, the fight for peace and dignity

POSTED ON October 31, 2018 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

According to a memo last week, the Trump administration is pushing to redefine gender as strictly binary- male or female- based on designation made at birth. If adopted, this narrow and egregiously flawed definition would erase the identities of millions of transgender and nonconforming people across the country and significantly roll back protections as granted ... Read More

A Single Woman’s Manifesto

POSTED ON February 14, 2018 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

If my ex-husband and I had been able to go the distance, last Wednesday, February 7, would have been our 31st wedding anniversary. Today is Valentine’s Day. The history of my relationships is unimportant. It’s enough to share that I’m uncoupled at present. I have not been in love for a very long time. I ... Read More

Facebook & the Pulpit of Sanctimony

POSTED ON November 16, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 3 Comments
 

After last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, people started modifying their Facebook profile pictures with an overlay of the French flag, ostensibly to show support for Paris and the people impacted by the violence that took place across the city.  As with anything on Facebook, this quickly became a trend. Shortly thereafter came a wave ... Read More

Shit God Says

POSTED ON August 25, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 6 Comments
 

OK, so the other night I was sitting at my dining room table, working on something. I was using a magic marker. I’m talking a big-ass, old-school Marks-A-Lot with the gnarly fumes. I was working away and started to get a little lightheaded from the vapors. Things went a little dippy, a little flippy and a ... Read More

Genderqueer-Part IV

POSTED ON May 26, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

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Genderqueer-Part III

POSTED ON April 21, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | One Comment
 

This post has been temporarily removed.     *** Stay with us. Don’t sink to the bottom like a fish going to sleep. Be with the ocean moving steadily all night, not scattered like a rainstorm.   The spring we’re looking for is somewhere in this murkiness. See the night-lights up there traveling together, the ... Read More

Genderqueer- Part I

POSTED ON March 10, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 8 Comments
 

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.