This past holiday weekend, I finally had the chance to check out some LGBTQ+ movies I've been meaning to watch. One of these was Romeos, a German film that follows young trans guy Lukas as he navigates the difficulties of hiding his trans-ness from the people around him. My feelings about this film are complicated. … Continue reading Romeos: When Cis Actors Play Trans Characters
Welcome to yet another installment of Trans Book Club! Up to now, we've been looking primarily at fiction, but today we're venturing into memoir with what is not only my favorite trans memoir, but one of my favorite books in general. Venture below to read more! Sorted, by Jackson Bird I first found this book … Continue reading Trans Book Club: Sorted, by Jackson Bird
Greetings, friends, and welcome to another installment of Trans Book Club! Today we're going to be looking at the imaginative and affirming YA novel Euphoria Kids, by Alison Evans. I can honestly say that this was a book unlike any I've ever read, and I very much enjoyed reading it. Venture below for more! There … Continue reading Trans Book Club: Euphoria Kids
Hello, friends, and welcome to another thrilling edition of Trans Book Club! Last time we talked about Peter Darling, a trans reimagining of Peter Pan, and today we'll be looking at Peyton Thomas' Both Sides Now, a YA novel that involves a young trans man, a national debate, and a great deal of humor and … Continue reading Trans Book Club: Both Sides Now
Greetings, friends. In the interest of posting some actual content on this blog, I thought it might be fun to start going through the multitude of trans-related books I have in my possession and saying a thing or two about them. Most of the trans books I've read over the last year or so have … Continue reading Trans Book Club: Peter Darling
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.
All right. Gender identity. Let's rap. So, there seems to be a lot of confusion out there about sex, gender, gender identity, etc., so I figured I would offer a quick primer for anyone in need of clarification. I'll start out by saying that there's a certain fluidity to all of this, and one person's … Continue reading On Gender Identity and How To Be Cool