Month: June 2010

How men and women pitch stories

The Awl ran a piece today about inquiries they get for submission, noting the difference between emails they receive from men and from women: The emails from men are pretty direct. The emails from women are often kind of… apologetic!…

Where Do We Take Refuge?

I’d been working on some posts for today, but right now I think I’d just like to take a moment to acknowledge and honor the pain that a lot of us are feeling as a result of some recent threads…

You don’t get to out me

So far, I have avoided writing about trans subjects. Though that’s what I’m best known for here in Internet Land, it’s far from my only (or even dominant) interest in politics. I have layers, you know, like an onion or…

Jesus was such a cockblocker.

**Trigger Warning** I grew up in the 1980s in a Jewish-Unitarian household in the middle of Manhattan. To say that I was not immediately exposed to strict Christianity/Catholicism would be an understatement. It wasn’t until I was in college that…

I get around

There has been a lot of pop music on Feministe lately – Sarah posted about Robyn recently, and s.e smith posted about Janelle Morae (both artists of which I Approve). So, in honour of Pride this weekend, I thought I’d…