So holy goodness, I haven't written anything in 2 weeks. Weird. Work has been overwhelming, in both good and bad ways. The good: I'm getting a raise. It's not as much as I'd hoped, but I'm really pleased that there's something happening in that area, and it will be helpful. The bad: the volume of… Continue reading i’m marvelous
I haven't blogged about this for a few reasons (book ban, work, writing, tennis, karate, etc.), but I think it deserves some attention here, at least for the attention it's getting at Autostraddle: Ramin Seetodeh wrote an article for Newsweek about gay actors not being able to convincingly play straight. Alan Cumming (yes, that Alan… Continue reading newsweekgate or whatever they’re calling it.
Since my last blogging, I've exchanged some emails with a few people (including the Media Center Coordinator at RV) about the book ban. Further update coming, but in the meantime, I sent this to the local BOE today: Dear Board Members, I was raised in a traditional home by parents with strong beliefs and a… Continue reading book ban update
Or at least that's what I hoped. Turns out, my hope was in vain. Rancocas Valley Regional High School District Board of Education, in Mt. Holly, NJ, banned a book this week. Which book? Revolutionary Voices: A Multicultural Queer Youth Anthology, edited by Amy Sonnie (who, by the way, is no stranger to controversy -… Continue reading banning books is, like, so last century.
I will be heading to Provincetown, MA for a weeklong stay at the Norman Mailer Writers Colony in exactly 27 days. Did I mention that here? Most of the handful of people who read this blog know this already, but for those of you (Scotty, perhaps?) who don't follow me on Twitter or talk to… Continue reading all there is
Sometimes I wonder what people would think of me if they knew what I google when I'm writing poems. Sometimes I scare myself.