I had to re-post this conversation between my excellent friend Marlene and her...– Posts like this are among the many reasons why y’all need to be reading Fukshot.
To love is to make of one’s heart a swinging door.– Howard Thurman, via Little Light. (Grazie, Bellisima. I needed this quote today.)
good stuff, this.
“An Open Letter to Kate Bornstein” by Quinnae (at Questioning Transphobia). Follow Up for Kate, by Tobi Hill-Meyer. I am probably late in the game in my linkage, as these have been making the internet rounds. But if you haven’t seen these pieces yet: They are smart and fierce, and very much worth a read.
Remembering Rev. Paul Fairley: "Connecting with... →
I went to Metropolitan Community Church Toronto tonight, to light a candle for my friend Rev. Paul Fairley, who died of cancer in late 2008. This is the first time I’ve been in Toronto since 2007, when I came into town to take part in a healing service for Paul. I did not know Paul very well when I came to Toronto in 2007. I knew that his work as a theologian and spiritual worker meant a...
phone issue solved!
PSA to Toronto friends: You can text (but not call) me at my usual number while I’m in Canada. (I was able to add temporary unlimited international texting to my phone for $5. I like it when things turn out cheap & simple!)
Cell phone question for travellers to Canada...
I am going to Toronto tomorrow, yay! Does anybody in the US who frequently travels to Canada have good advice re: what to do for my phone situation when I’m in Toronto? I’d been thinking I’d just use my usual cell phone for texts, but my data plan doesn’t cover Canada, so it’s btwn 20-35 cents to send & receive texts. Should I just get a temporary Canadian cell...
East Coast Dreaming. (Or, Help Me Get In Some...
If you have any leads on east coast gigs in 2011, can you help me get into some snowfights? Pretty please? xxx, g. * Hello there, East Coast friends, I am seriously thinking about coming to the East Coast (esp. Boston, NYC, and the Pioneer Valley) in January before my spring semester starts. Flights on VirginAir to & from both Boston & NYC are pretty cheap, and if I can get...
"B-E-N-D-E-R-! Bennnnnn-der!" →
Bender from Futurama counts as an anti-hero? Huh. Okay, Wikipedia. If it’s on the internet it must be true!
Sex Workers’ Writing Workshop in SF tomorrow 11/13...
Lovely peoples! I’m teaching Sex Workers’ Writing Workshop tomorrow, Saturday, November 13th. Spread the word, and come out & write! Also, ATTENTION TORONTO: I’ll be in your lovely city from November 19th-30th, and I’ll be teaching Sex Workers’ Writing Workshop for Maggie’s [http://maggiestoronto.ca/] on Wednesday November 24th, from 7-9pm. Many thanks & much love to the amazing Lusty Day...
"clamavi ad te" at Questioning Transphobia →
In case you missed it yesterday: An incantation & call to arms by my beloved & brilliant friend little light. I had to stop myself from quoting the entire piece here from beginning to end. Read it, folks. You’ll be very glad you did.
If you are out there believing that you are less than other people–that you are...– From clamavi ad te, by my beloved & brilliant friend little light. I had to stop myself from quoting the entire piece here from beginning to end. Go read the whole thing, folks. You’ll be very glad you did.
Sex Workers' Writing Workshop this Saturday,...
Hello there folks, I’m teaching Sex Workers’ Writing Workshopthis Saturday, November 13th. Spread the word, and come out & write! Also, TORONTO FOLKS: I’ll be in your lovely city from November 20th-30th, and I’ll be teaching a version of Sex Workers’ Writing Workshop at Maggie’s [http://maggiestoronto.ca/] at some point over that time. I’ll update...
Vajra: Mom!! Why aren’t you letting me out?! Me: You don’t like the rain. I promise you would not enjoy going outside right now. Vajra: But Mo-om!! Me: No really, trust me on this one. Vajra: OHMYGOD WHY ARE YOU OPPRESSING ME WHYYY??!!! You never let me have any fun! All the other cats are hanging out in the rain!
I really want this necklace... →
… but I don’t want to spend $52 on it. Lust, though!
VOTE TODAY, folks! The polls don't close for... →
I’m mostly going off these guides. And hey, San Franciscans!!!: *YES on AA, A, C, D, E, I, J, M, N. (Prop M I have some reservations about, but: It will decrease the number of cops cruising around in patrol cars — although they will still be on foot patrol, meh — and it also helps defeat Prop L, which is the ridiculous “Sit/Lie Law.”) *NO on B, F, G, H, K, L!