Vähemmistöistä kirjoittaminen ja oikeus yksityisyyden turvaan [vastine]

In Finnish

Tommi Kinnunen aloittaa Ylen kolumninsa (12.8.2018) kertomalla kohtaamisestaan entisen oppilaansa kanssa. Kinnunen tulkitsee hänen sukupuolensa naiseksi, mutta puhuu hänestä menneisyydessä poikana oppilaan kerrottua entisen nimensä. Se saa kirjoittajan ajattelemaan miten paljon sukupuoltaan korjanneita oppilaita on jäänyt vuosien varrella huomaamatta. Kirjoituksessa on sydän paikallaan: teksti kritisoi koulujen ne toiset -ajattelua. Sitä olen itsekin seksuaali- ja sukupuolivähemmistöön […]

12th August 2018



Done some of my semi-annual maintenance here! Added some Cool People and Places to my Cool People and Places page and updated some links Updated my About the Author (I’ve graduated and aged) Changed my social media handles so they’re now up to date Uploaded a new Gravatar (I’ve had a haircut)

11th November 2017

Thoughts over tea: Moving houses


Content warning: discussion about racism and being racist as a white person I lived in my childhood home for fifteen years and about nine-or-so months. I didn’t move very far, only to the next town, but I did move. And I moved again. After gradually moving from a village to a town to a city […]

22nd August 2016

Life as an antagonist


Most of the time I’m on the edge. There’s always the selected few moments when I’m feeling okay, when I’m content, when I’m chill. But most of the time I’m a bundle of nerves. I’ve been like this for a long time. Whenever therapists and counsellors ask when I first became anxious, I don’t really […]

5th August 2016

[FIN+briefly in ENG] Lähes vuosi testoilla + henkilötunnus

In Finnish

Aloitin testosteroni-injektiot Sustanonilla viime elokuussa, eli pian alkaa olla vuosi täynnä. Paljon on mahtunut vuoteen.  Ääni on muuttunut niin että itsekin jo huomaan sen. Läskejä on siirtynyt päärynäalueelta mahaan.  Karvoja on tullut päästä varpaisiin: parran alkukin näkyy jo selkeästi jos en sheivaa. Parrassa on vielä kehittymisen varaa, sillä esimerkiksi viiksiä ei vielä näy kovin kauas. […]

3rd August 2016

The Depressed Activists


Complete lack of energy. The eternal doom of nihilism. Bouts of high anxiety when anything can cause a panic attack, from the sound of a fork falling on the floor to a surprising flatmate saying hello in the kitchen. Moments when you feel like a hero and a survivor when you’ve actually made it out […]

14th July 2016

Celebrity advocates and the right to speak out


So let me get this straight: when a celebrity, usually a rich (white) cis person, comes out with their mental illness or other disability, that doesn’t give them a free pass. It doesn’t mean that this person is now immune to criticism or that they should be considered The Face of Said Disability. It doesn’t mean […]

7th July 2016

Laziness re-evaluated


  Mental illness can affect anyone. In England that number is 1 in 4 people in any given year [1], with up to 10% of the population suffering from depression in their lifetime [1]. And these are the recorded figures: in reality there might be more people suffering in silence. Despite of depression being one […]

24th May 2016

New platform!


Welcome to my new blog. While the transfer didn’t go all peachy, we’re now here and most things are back in place. If you spot a missing image or misplaced categories, please let me know by commenting the post in question! Other than that, I’m happy to welcome you to the new teaspblog. We’ll see […]

21st May 2016