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The best way to support my blogging is by reading, writing comments, and sharing articles.

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My blog has been ad-free since 2014, which means I don't get any passive income from my articles. Hosting and related costs only increase with time, and are now in the realm of several hundred dollars a year depending on visits and other factors. If you've ever found my blog fun or instructive, I accept small donations to offset those costs with a great deal of gratitude!

Here are a few affiliate links which earn both myself and my readers a small discount:

  • Fathom Analytics ($10 credit for privacy-first website analytics)
  • LMNT (receive a bonus sample pack with your first purchase)

Climate Catastrophe

Websites have a carbon footprint, and this blog is no exception. As of February 2024, I paid for twenty trees to be planted in the boreal forest of Québec to help mitigate the ecological harm caused by this blog. I plan to do a similar act every year, going forward.

Planting trees to offset the carbon footprint of my blog
I used the Website Carbon Calculator to figure out my blog’s carbon footprint. The results are pretty bad.

Pay It Forward

On top of supporting other artists and organizers, I also want to make sure that my work gives back to not only my own communities, but to the first communities who were here on the land I live on. Every December, I will calculate how much support I've received from my patrons throughout the year (including the one-time Ko-Fi donations) and donate 10% of that amount to mutual aid funds or grassroots organizations on the ground in Tiotiáh:ke/Montréal and across Québec who do essential community work.

Past recipients of donations made as a result of the support I receive online:

Below are some recent patron-only posts. See all of them by clicking here.