Ariel Howland is an activist, writer, and public speaker who is also white, pansexual, genderqueer, and a butch trans woman. She has a BA in Gender Studies from the University of Oregon. Some of her organizing work includes the Trans and/or Women’s Action Camp (TWAC) and two campaigns against hate groups. She has also given speeches at Take Back the Night in Eugene and the Portland Trans Pride March.
Ariel has been published in the Earth First! Journal, Eugene Weekly, Portland Observer, and the zine Not Kidding. She has shared her poetry on the same stage as Cooper Lee Bombardier, Kokumo, and Cat Fitzpatrick. She lives in the Eugene, Oregon area in Kalapuya territory. She prefers the pronouns they/them/theirs or she/her/hers.
To learn more about her you can visit her website at queersocialjustice.wordpress.com
released June 24, 2017
Recorded at the "Women Your Mother Warned You About" reading event on June 17, 2017 in Olympia, Washington.