Jessi Joan (@alongsidetrauma)

is creating writing about trauma, queerness, kink and non-monogamy.

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Sliding Scale Support

$3
per month
In writing about trauma, mental health, sexuality, queerness, polyamory, kink and BDSM, I hope to invoke decreased feelings of shame that other survivors may experience related to these topics.

Thank you for supporting my work. Writing and sharing my poetry and essays with others is a therapeutic process for me and has been my outlet for processing complex emotions and concepts since I was young. Receiving financial support from individuals who purchase my books and support my Patreon allows me to explore my writing career further.

This tier is sliding scale, starting at $4 in hopes to increase accessibility to my work to all folx.
  • General Support
  • At least one new piece of writing per month
  • Complete post archive
  • Early access to non-published writing
  • Digital downloads (PDFs)
  • Direct Messages via Patreon (Non-therapy related)

Community Level Support

$10
per month
If you are able to afford more than the sliding scale tier, I greatly appreciate the support. This tier helps to continue making my writing accessible for folks who may not be able to afford more than sliding scale. 
  • Early access to non-published writing
  • General Support
  • Digital downloads (PDFs)
  • Complete post archive
  • Direct Messages via Patreon (Non-therapy related)
  • At least one new piece of writing per month

Book Publishing Support

$13.50
per month
This tier helps provide financial support to self-publish my writing into hard copy form. If you are a part of this tier, you will gain first access to my book releases and pre-orders. In addition, all Patrons who are a part of this tier will be provided their choice of a hard copy of one of my books and will recieve a 25% discount for my other hard copy books. 
  • Early access to non-published writing
  • General Support
  • Digital downloads (PDFs)
  • Complete post archive
  • Direct Messages via Patreon (Non-therapy related)
  • At least one new piece of writing per month
  • First pre-order access of hard copy publishing
  • 25% off on hard copy self-published content
  • Free copy of one of my hard copy books

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About Jessi Joan (@alongsidetrauma)

Jessi Joan is a Trauma Therapist (@alongsidetraumakw) and writer residing in Ontario, Canada. She is a survivor of historical, chronic, childhood physical, sexual and emotional abuse and homophobic violence. Jessi is a critic of organized religion, a reformed-catholic and identifies as cis-gendered, queer, and a socialist.

Jessi found herself in the foster care system after her biological parents discovered she was queer. She expresses her raw emotion in her writing and finds writing and sharing her writing to be a healing process. She has self-published two collections of poetry; Day by Day (2018) and Guardian Angel (2019) which discuss mental health, trauma and grief.

In addition to her poetry, Jessi writes essays on BDSM, kink and trauma, as well as, erotica. She shares her writing on these stigmatized topics in hopes to decrease feelings of shame for other survivors. 
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 64 exclusive posts
7
Audio releases
12
Images
48
Writings
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 64 exclusive posts
7
Audio releases
12
Images
48
Writings

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