Best of Cramps / Happy Valentine

Since people have asked, here’s a few of the best Cramps songs… okay, my favorites. & The last one is just – well, why not? I have to dedicate the 4th song to my dad. He was driving me somewhere… Continue Reading


Wow I have been busy, only finding out today, care of Penny on the MHB boards, that Lux Interior died this past week. He was half of the band The Cramps, well-loved punk rock psychedelic rockabilly band. Yes, that all… Continue Reading


This is Endymion’s new favorite spot, with the snowy vista of Appleton behind him, me in front of him, and a warm radiator under him.

We’ll Be Together

I’ve been humming it for days. Betty arrives here in Appleton tomorrow, about 14 hours from now.

Reproductive Tech

Barnard College is hosting a conference on reproductive technologies on Saturday, February 28th; I wish I were there, but I’m not. Hopefully someone will go & report back! All the info below the break.

Freedom to Marry

This week Freedom to Marry is featuring a ton of guest bloggers talking about marriage equality, and my post goes up today at 1PM. It’s both a pleasure and an honor to be given the chance to say something in… Continue Reading


If you really need a good cry, just watch an episode of Animal Planet’s Underdog to Wonderdog. Jeez louise. Children & families & poor abandoned critters who bring each other new life. Totally goober show, but charming as all hell.… Continue Reading

Face Up

Damn. The woman suffered a traumatic injury several years ago that left her with no nose, palate, or way to eat or breathe normally. In a 22-hour procedure, 80 percent of her face was replaced with bone, muscles, nerves, skin… Continue Reading


(edited 2.7.09 because i completely underestimated the reaction people would have to it, & did an injustice to the sensitivity of the topic in the way i wrote about it. i will, at some point, when i’m feeling less cranky… Continue Reading

Cat Discrimination

Why is the dog show broadcast but never a cat show? It’s not a riddle; I really want to know.


Oy. I got entirely roped into the CSI marathan that was on Spike this weekend, and today they’ve moved onto CSI: NY episodes. I come home from teaching Gender Studies 100 (specifically a piece by Ana Castillo) and it turns… Continue Reading

Partners’ Resources

One of the partners who posts regularly on our forums has put together a list of online resources for partners, which she’s posted on the TransOhio website. How cool is that? When I first went online as the girlfriend of… Continue Reading