BIO

Jetta Rae, AKA DoubleCakes, came to Ravishly with a dream to write a musical based on the classic arcade game Burgertime. We found a better use of her energy.

Jetta Rae 's Articles

White Supremacy And Animal Rights

If violence against animals offends you so, why aren’t you out there speaking against the use of police dogs on protesters?
Jetta Rae    |   04.30.15 12:14am   |   SHARE

What Satan Taught Me About Social Justice

I am made less free by the injustice and confinement of another.
Jetta Rae    |   04.27.15 3:29pm   |   SHARE

Transgender Teen Wins Right To Wear Makeup In DMV Photo

The DMV is the scourge of many a hapless taxpayer's patience, and often held up as the epitome of government pratfalls. When conservatives don't want poor people to have something, they incite the visage of long lines, clerical inconsistency, and... Read...
Jetta Rae    |   04.24.15 3:06pm   |   SHARE

The Incidental Activism Of My Going Outside

I enjoy the thought that I make other trans people, some of whom are in the closet or passing for cis, feel less alone when I take the train or talk with my normal voice.
Jetta Rae    |   04.23.15 1:27am   |   SHARE

Public Shaming Of Britt McHenry Overlooks Bigger Issue: How We Treat Service Workers

We rely on the service industry and we detest it—likely out of fear.
Jetta Rae    |   04.17.15 3:36pm   |   SHARE

Janelle Monae's Sexuality Is Not For Our Consumption

In respecting Janelle Monae’s rejection of male attention, we must also respect her rejection of queer attention.
Jetta Rae    |   04.15.15 8:16am   |   SHARE

Color Me Kinky: Giddy Up For Cowboy Fetish

Queer cowboys getting it on successfully champions the notion of being man enough to take a man.
Katie Tandy   |   04.10.15 2:02pm   |   SHARE

Quit Projecting Your Desire: On Transphobia, Lust, And Gender

If someone else gets to decide what makes you a woman, than that thing can be revoked like a learner’s permit at any time.
Jetta Rae    |   04.2.15 2:37am   |   SHARE

And In This Corner, The Fantasy Girl-Fight Zine Of Our Dreams

Women have a "proper place," even in fantastic far away universes of the ultra-violent. When women in fighting games kick ass, it's done for sex appeal.
Jetta Rae    |   03.28.15 2:07am   |   SHARE

That Time I Failed To Date Myself

I know I’m not easy to love, or date. I know this because I dated myself.
Jetta Rae    |   03.27.15 1:36pm   |   SHARE