Month: December 2007

Merry Christmas!

I’m back in beautiful Seattle for the first time in a year, and it feels good. Last night my mom, sister and I went downtown to look at the lights and window-shop, then came home with all intentions of going…

The best present ever

This news that made me happy. Another story that has been posted all over, so here are the links you should check out for the best coverage: Nezua Lakota Secede from United States of America I GUESS THIS MEANS the…

Drummer girls and plastic pedals

“Drummer girls are hot.” It should almost be cliche now, or one would hope. There have been quite a few female drummer role models around for years now: Kate Shellenbach, Meg White, Claudia Gonson and the 9-year old Rachel Trachtenburg…

To all my sisters on welfare*

*Edited to add this observation from Shannon: A long time ago, a rabbi said that those who are last will be first. I think he meant those who are last in your hearts will be first in heaven. The single…

Stragglers

So say you’ve been passing as female for several months. Perhaps passing isn’t the right word anymore, since you’re at the point where you simply assume that people will see you as female, and since no one has given you…

Beauty Queen

Is Feministe the prettiest blog ever or what? The banner is updated!* The posts have dates! The sidebars are organized! It’s colorful! Photos come out beautifully! Everything looks so fresh and so clean! There are still some minor kinks being…

In the interests of full disclosure

Apparently there was a bit of controversy–well ok, it was just one guy being a jerk–over my joy at getting some psych meds, as chronicled in this post. So, for the interests of full disclosure, I thought I’d let you…

For Your Reading Pleasure

I’m finally back in New York after a long, long few days of traveling. It’s good to be back, even if I’m going to be leaving for Seattle the day after tomorrow. I have about 6,000 messages in my inbox…