Rain Chamberlain, who identifies with the pronoun they/them, lives in a small stucco home in Fresno with their child and a roommate. Chamberlain’s workspace is tucked into a corner of the living room.
“This is my desk area over here,” they say as they sit at the desk and begin a usual routine, signing into one of several government websites they use to access assistance programs.
“So if I were to go to 'My Benefits Calwin’,” they say, waiting for the page to load.
“Oh hey, guess what. The internet decided it wasn't there,” Chamberlain says with a laugh.