Day: August 15, 2007

Because I promised…

Way back when I was tagged to be a guest-blogger here, I said that I would write some race-relations 101 posts. I have some ideas (and I’m hoping to flesh out at least one of them today), but I’d like…

Buona Sera from Florence

My time living la dolce vita in Florence is going swimmingly. It’s more ridiculously beautiful than I remembered, and I just feel really happy and content being back here. I’m sure the twice-daily quartini of vino rosso, the copious amounts…

Hm.

Daisy posts on Fun Home: http://daisysdeadair.blogspot.com/2007/08/bisexual-invisibility.html I loved Alison Bechdel’s fabulous graphic novel FUN HOME, but am I the only one who wondered why she labeled her father *gay* rather than bisexual? If someone has been married for decades, but…

Mariah Lopez

Via Angry Brown Butch and BFP, a story from New York about a transwoman who’s been unjustly imprisoned and subjected to abuse in prison: http://www.angrybrownbutch.com/2007/08/13/171 http://brownfemipower.com/?p=1810 Early in the morning on July 17, Mariah Lopez, a young Latina transgender woman…

Nothing odd will do long.

This is mostly a blogular mash note to Holly, who has complained about the political limitations and cultural saturation of the trans metaphor–I mean, memoir–before, as well as about Jennifer Finney Boylan in particular: