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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.
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
On Wednesday evening, I ventured back into the classroom for my first real class in over a year - and for my first class in the Women's and Gender Studies program. It took some doing to get there, and I hit a few obstacles (no financial aid? the only surefire way I know to come… Continue reading seeing me and julio down by the schoolyard.
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.
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.
Today is January 22, 2008. Today is the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Today's Blog for Choice topic: why I vote pro-choice.The biggest reason, really, is that I want to maintain the ability to make my own choices. In this country, so many choices have already been taken away from me: I can't legally… Continue reading Blog for Choice 2008
So the January issue of Boxcar Poetry Review is up - and guess who's in it? Donna also has a poem in the same issue, which is a nice thing for us.Just a reminder that my chapbook, Ripe Again, is still available for pre-order over at Finishing Line Press - I still need to sell… Continue reading poetry news again!
Tuesday, January 22, is Blog for Choice Day.Don't forget.