It turned out, after two bad diagnoses, that what I had was shingles. This is a medieval illness, a virus that causes extreme pain, pox marks, and more extreme pain. You can only get it if you’ve had chicken pox… Continue Reading
Betty & I have been separated very rarely – at least for an overnight – in our seven years together. Once for a performance of her acting company in PA, and then again in February for an NCTE Board Meeting,… Continue Reading
Aeneas watching Betty leave for the NCTE Board meeting in DC. Happy Memorial Day, everyone!
I got the news this past weekend that one of the SOs (half of one of the couples) I interviewed for the book passed away this past Sunday, May 15th, after two years of battling breast cancer. She was 40… Continue Reading
From MoveOn.org: This is it â€” they’ve pulled the trigger. On Tuesday May 24th, the Senate will vote on a motion to end debate on judicial nominations, and when that motion fails Senator Bill Frist will launch the “nuclear option”… Continue Reading
Since the new boards have caused some confusion, I need to explain that Betty and I decided to start fresh with the new boards, which means: everyone has to register again everyone will have 0 (zero) posts, and “beginner” avatars… Continue Reading
After that awful hacking we took, Betty & I decided it was time to start fresh, and we’ve got the new boards up and running. So please come join us – the water’s fine. Helen & Betty
Last night I had the pleasure of reading with 7 other Lammy nominees at the Center, and it was a very cool event. (Aaron Krach, author of Half-Life, commented that he wished all readings had been like last night’s: five… Continue Reading
Here’s me at my desk, trying to work, with Aeneas telling me its time to take a break. Or feed him. Or scratch him. But enough of the gender stuff, mom.
we got hacked, and we got hacked bad. the database of all the posts is gone, empty, zero. betty has a backup at work from a few months ago, which we’ll eventually put back up as a searchable database, and… Continue Reading
… you can check out this new project by the Museum of Sex. Intriguing, and nice piano music while it’s loading. It’d be a great idea to get some samples of trans/crossdressed/genderqueer sex into the story collection. Here’s more about… Continue Reading
I think the MHB message boards have been hacked again. Stay tuned for more details, and apologies. I hate these creeps.
I’ll be reading this Thursday, May 19th, as part of the Lambda Literary reading for Awards’ Finalists, starting at 7 PM, at the Center. Here’s the complete bill: Mickey Small – Up All Night Perry Brass – Serendipity Gary Zebrun… Continue Reading
If you can, please donate this month to help keep the boards running. I’m also still collecting money to help buy Lambda Lit Gala tickets for us and James Green and his partner Heidi. Helen
Betty and I are both turning 36 today – yes, same day, same year. Us, and Little Stevie Wonder. So go on, put on a copy of Sir Duke, really loud, and sing along: Music is a world within itself… Continue Reading
Rape Crisis Center fights judge’s order to talk about woman it counseled Last Update: 05/08/2005 2:46:35 PM By: Associated Press SANTA FE (AP) – A New Mexico judge has ordered two rape crisis center workers to reveal information about a… Continue Reading
Apologies once again for not being where I was supposed to be; I’d been looking forward to being on a plenary panel this morning with Eli Clare, Yosenio Lewis, and Betsy Driver to talk about “Alliances, Umbrellas, Coalitions?” in the… Continue Reading
Tomorrow and Friday are the CLAGS (CUNY’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies) Conference on Trans Politics, Social Change and Justice: May 6-7, 2005 Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) Graduate Center, CUNY New York, NY Join us to… Continue Reading
Apologies to Lambda Lit, my fellow readers in DC, and anyone who intended to go/went to the reading tonight to see me: I’ve spent the day in our local emergency room trying to find out what’s wrong. I’m about to… Continue Reading