feminism, gender, glbt, identity, school

everybody get together, try to love one another.

Last night, I watched a Real Momentum short documentary called Out on the Job. A brief description, lifted from the Logo website:Mateisha is a hairstylist who's in the closet at her salon. She's worried her religious boss, Antoinette, is about to discover her secret. Mateisha wants to come out before she's found out. But will… Continue reading everybody get together, try to love one another.

everyday misogyny, feminism, gender

Everyday Misogyny: Quote of the Week

Pardon the frantic updating; my brain is making up for yesterday's lack of entry. In case you were worried that misogyny and sexism were broad, poorly defined concepts existing only in dusty encyclopedias and dictionaries, I'm here to reassure you: both concepts are alive and well today. So, since I'm getting all political and feminist… Continue reading Everyday Misogyny: Quote of the Week

friends, literature, New Jersey, poetry

on the way to cape may, i saw my dreams come true.

This past weekend was Peter Murphy's annual Poetry and Prose Winter Getaway at the Grand Hotel in Cape May. The Getaway runs from Friday night through Monday at lunchtime, and all attendees basically spend three days immersed in their art: poetry, fiction, memoir, painting, novel writing, songwriting. It's a good place to give oneself permission… Continue reading on the way to cape may, i saw my dreams come true.

gender, glbt, news

some day we’ll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun.

Albuquerque's first murder this year may be a hate crime:Friends are mourning the death of Albuquerque's first murder victim, and fear the murder may have been a hate crime.Patrick "Patricia" Murphy, a drag queen well known in the community, was a regular performer at Sidewinders Bar.Murphy was shot to death in her home by someone… Continue reading some day we’ll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun.