Day: April 14, 2009

Reunion

This week, I’m meeting with the psychiatrist who oversaw my transition and the first few months of my re/de-transition. I’m not seeing her for therapy–at least, not technically–but as an update: to tell her how things are going and what…

Educating 101

So–thanks again in significant part to me–the thread on Cara’s boycott post has already been derailed into a thread about the problem of expecting education from members of a marginalized group. So I figured I’d start a new thread. Mind,…

Housewives, Babymakers, and Sex Partners

Today on Here and Now, Robin Young featured Meghna Damani, the maker of a new documentary about being made a “dependent spouse” by virtue of a U.S. immigration visa, Hearts Suspended. Damani, while living in India, was an accomplished executive…

Oh No He Didn’t.

“If you’re planning on tea-bagging around the country, you’re going to need a Dick Armey.” And a graphic that says “Teabag Mouthpieces.” Ezra, via Auguste.

Confirm Dawn Johnsen

Dawn Johnsen is a great progressive legal mind who has been tapped to head the Office of Legal Counsel at the Department of Justice. Because she has a history of standing up for reproductive freedom (she worked at NARAL Pro-Choice…

$80,000 a year? I would take it too

Laos, originally uploaded by JillNic83. Yeah, I would go back here. Some law firms are offering associates $80,000 a year to take time off and do whatever they want. It’s sort of a scary prospect in this economy to leave…