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Toshio Meronek writes about social movements and queer politics from San Francisco.

Preorder their book Miss Major Speaks, a collaboration with the iconic Black trans activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, from any bookstore or library.

They produce and co-host the podcasts Sad Francisco (one story from behind San Francisco’s liberal façade each week) and Two Cents Plus Tax (elder millenials talking pop culture).

Toshio’s work features in outlets such as Al Jazeera, The Nation, and Truthout, and anthologies including Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex; Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement & Resistance; Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility; and the forthcoming Surviving the Future: Abolitionist Queer Strategies.

Read past work here, and get very occasional updates via email and Twitter.