Tag Archives: lesbian

Dear young(er) trans people

As someone who grew into adulthood watching the public doors of sexual and gender identity, fluidity, and play stretch from Elton John and David Bowie to Boy George, Annie Lennox, and a host of British synthesizer band members wearing eye makeup – and then slam shut abruptly with the rise of the right-wing Republicans in England and the U.S. – I see hope in you and an entire younger generation that supports you. Continue reading

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Just live, live, live

One of the conversation snippets I remember best from my graduate creative writing program days came from a classmate I didn’t know well and with whom I didn’t have much in common. It’s stayed in my head all these years … Continue reading

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Film comment: The dykes are all right – as long as they have het sex

“The Kids Are All Right” is the “Fatal Attraction” of the 2010s.  In this case, the nuclear family has two mothers, the partner in the illicit fling is a man, and no bunnies are killed.  The only casualties, in fact, … Continue reading

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