“Go Fuck Yourself, Mr. Cheney”

Oh, in so many ways just now, too, what with his lame excuses for our torture program, but in this case, Ben Marble, a doctor, was commenting on Bush presidency’s FAIL response to the devastation of Katrina that happened (or,… Continue Reading

Back in Appleton

We’ve arrived, safe & sound, & have already unpacked what we brought and what we’d put in storage here in June. Next, the truck from Madison arrives & we un-pack that. I’d say I hate moving but Aurora has set… Continue Reading

LOLCat Unpacking

What our apartment will look like as soon as we’ve unpacked some:

Bearded Lady Pillow

How cool is this? A bearded lady throw pillow! I want one!

LOLCat Treat

More, for your amusement while we’re on the road: We drive from Brooklyn, NY to a hotel in Elyria, OH today.

DC: Candlelight Vigil on 8/28, 6:30PM, for 2 Women Stabbed

Transgender Health Empowerment is calling for a candlelight vigil at the corner where two trans women were stabbed last night. One of the people who was stabbed died last night. Please gather on Friday, August 28th, at 209 Q ST… Continue Reading

US Gov’t Runs Medicare

Um, the US government runs Medicare. Pass it on.

Group Interview About Gender

Yesterday I did an interview with a few other contributors of the On the Issues summer issue – Our Genders, Our Rights – do check it out.

RIP Ted Kennedy

The Senate has to do the right thing to honor Ted Kennedy’s memory: pass health care. You know they have to, now, & so we have Ted Kennedy’s last gift to the working classes of the US.

LOLCat Carrier

For those who have ever had cats who have to be put in carriers: (Actually, ours just get in them, for the most part. They’re very good cats.)

Not Really Around

In the next four days, I am packing up someone’s truck with our stuff which they’ll then drive to WI; meeting with an elected official about ENDA, dropping off the last of our donations; putting a bunch of stuff into… Continue Reading

Today’s NYT

There’s one great article about women in the world which to some degree states clearly that feminism is not dead & shouldn’t be, and another article, a book review, talks about the relationship between money and sex as laid out… Continue Reading

Moving Thoughts Pt. 1

I’m going to be an Old Person for a moment, so bear with me, but I just went through a lifetime of cassette tapes – and yes, I am keeping some – ones that my artist friends made me, or… Continue Reading

Questioning Photos

At the TransOhio “Fabulously Fluid” performance night, I got to see Adam Apple do a fantastic performance based on Dylan’s signs that was intense & personal, & made a whole bunch of us in the audience cry. This series of… Continue Reading


MSNBC just did a really good job talking about the gender binary, chomosomal variations, and the athlete Caster Semenya. Props to them!

S. Bear Bergman’s Next Book Due in October

It’s true, it’s true! I’m reading an advanced copy of Bear Bergman’s next book, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You. Arsenal Pulp is hir publisher this time around, & the book is due out in October. You can get… Continue Reading

Sex Stuff I Mentioned at TransOhio

First, there’s that porn flick How to Fuck in High Heels. Then, there’s the all-kink inclusive summer camp we’ve been to called Dark Odyssey, which is taking place from 9/16-21 in a campgrounds in Maryland (although sadly, we can’t make… Continue Reading

Gender/South Asia Film Festival

As if timed exactly to make me nuts, there will be a film festival that intersects gender and South Asia. Really, I’m not kidding. I’m flabbergasted at how unfair this is. The press release is below the break.

Barney Frank Rebuts Wingnut

It’s the answer we all should be giving in response to these people: yes, they have the right to speak, but no, we have no reason to take them seriously. It’s crackpottery of the 1st order, so ENOUGH. Honestly, we… Continue Reading

NCTE: Flying Now Requires Gender

From NCTE: Washington, DC, August 17, 2009-The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rolled out a new phase of their Secure Flight program over the weekend. Passengers will now be required to provide their birth date and gender when they book an… Continue Reading