I recently had the opportunity to do some writing for Beyond Burning Man (a Medium publication by the Burning Man Project) on the topic of the 2020 uprisings and mutual aid efforts sprouting up around the U.S. Read the full piece on Medium.

My nine years of participation with the Burning Man community have radically shaped how I experience myself and move through the world. The playa¹ and this community have given me a taste of what personal and collective liberation can be, as well as tools to practice and move towards it daily.

First and foremost, Burning Man taught me about my own liberation — the experience of being free.I think particularly for those of us socialized into whiteness, masculinity, straightness, an experience like Burning Man can be profoundly eye-opening…

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