Welcome, friends, and thank you for joining me for yet another thrilling edition of Random Queer Storytime, that all-too-frequent occasion when I launch into a random tale of my past that exemplifies both my queer/trans-ness and the fact that I was impressively oblivious as a young person. In today's episode, we learn about a dance, … Continue reading Random Queer Storytime: The Suit
While I don't remember actively rebelling against the fact that I was gendered as female during my childhood, I do remember subscribing to a number of stereotypically "masculine" pursuits...
You may have noticed that a lot of people are not so pleased with J.K. Rowling as of late, and if you haven't delved too deeply into the issue, you may be wondering why emotions are running so high.
I naturally thought that I had a pretty good handle on the many different and wonderful flavors of queerness. As it turns out, I was wrong about one of them: Asexuality.
For all the die-hard fans out there yearning for news on my doings as of late, I offer you: AN UPDATE.
So, full disclosure about me: I have been a Nancy Drew fan for a very, very long time. It was a big part of my formative years, and I've reread the books multiple times in my adult life and continue to enjoy them very much. So, naturally, when I heard that the network that brought … Continue reading The CW’s Nancy Drew: Queer Ladies and Considerate Ghosts
Firefighters: So, we've been making some progress on putting out the fire, but as you can see, there's still a lot of work left to do. People: Oh, yeah, it looks so much better! Okay, you can stop now. Firefighters: But...there's...still fire? People: Nah, I think we're heading in the right direction. Just stop what … Continue reading A scenario entirely unconnected to current events
Hello, friends. You may remember me from such posts as SO YOU WANT TO BE A VEGAN... (Part 1) and Nutritiony Things I Have Learned # 1 (Protein). Or perhaps this is your first visit to my weird little blog, in which I case, welcome. In today's installment of SO YOU WANT TO BE A … Continue reading SO YOU WANT TO BE A VEGAN… (Part 2: Calcium)
Join me today, won't you, for the glorious first installment of... NUTRITIONY THINGS I HAVE LEARNED! Today's topic? Protein. So, protein deficiency is the thing most people worry about when it comes to vegans and vegetarians, and yet most of us probably can't think of anyone we know (or have even heard of) who has … Continue reading Nutritiony Things I Have Learned #1
Today was my first Pride Parade in nine or ten years, and while I'm a fan of crowds in the same way the Wicked Witch of the West is a fan of Dasani, I'm glad I persuaded myself to go. Knowing that there are LGBTQ supporters out there is one thing, but actually being surrounded … Continue reading Chicago Pride Parade, 2015
So, as I mentioned before, I've recently been working my way through Star Trek: The Original Series, which despite my all-around nerdiness and love of sci-fi, I'd somehow never seen before. I know. Madness. I've been very much enjoying the series (when not raging about its hilariously awful treatment of women), and have been compiling … Continue reading Thoughts on Star Trek: The Original Series