Fundraising for Lorelei Erisis — Get Out Your Wallets Bitches!

Many of you may know Lorelei, know of her, read about here, or had a chance to meet her at one of the events she frequents. I have known Lorelei for quite a long time. I helped her come out and transition back when she was playing the game of denial that many transpeople play. … Continue reading Fundraising for Lorelei Erisis — Get Out Your Wallets Bitches!

Transcending Boundaries Conference — this weekend in Worcester, MA

I'm wicked excited to be a part of Transcending Boundaries. I am heading to Worcester MA this weekend to present my research and perform a show on the same topic, Gender Variant Language! The show is Friday night and is boringly named "TBC Primer" for gawd only knows what reason. I guess the show is … Continue reading Transcending Boundaries Conference — this weekend in Worcester, MA

The Paper I’m Presenting at the PSA

The Postmodern Intersection of Lesbian and Transgender Politics By Widow Centauri San Diego State University Department of Sociology INTRODUCTION TO THE PROBLEM There is little awareness in the mainstream regarding trans-issues. One of the major issues surrounding the lack of awareness is the issue of what to call transgender people. The problem is that we … Continue reading The Paper I’m Presenting at the PSA

San Francisco

San Francisco My father lives in the city.  I come here as often as I can but I always have to entertain the reality that I am in close proximity to the family.  He is stressful, as family members are apt to be.  I finally got through the part of my adventure that required me … Continue reading San Francisco

The Ess, My Trip to New England, and Another Shit Year in Sandy Eggo.

Recently I applied for admission into a PhD program in New England.  Because of the madness in my personal life I applied to only one, the one I wanted to get into.  I went to visit, spoke with professors, found a couple of them who said I could work for them, and made my application … Continue reading The Ess, My Trip to New England, and Another Shit Year in Sandy Eggo.

Thanksgiving is when you find out what your family is made of

The night before thanksgiving I was settling down for a bottle of wine and 30 library books when the phone rang.  It was a young relative in tears.  Seems this person was chased out by zirs father in a tirade of bigoted, homophobic slander. I drove to the suburbs to rescue this teen, certain that … Continue reading Thanksgiving is when you find out what your family is made of

The Business of Professional Domination

I am teaching The Business of Professional Domination at Dungeon Servitius in downtown San Diego Saturday September 19th at 6:00 PM.  A party follows.  It’s just ten bucks to get so come. This is one of my favorite workshops.  I love to teach business, whip out my graphs, stats, and show off my way too … Continue reading The Business of Professional Domination

No Pizza, No Beer, No Politics

I went out to pick up a pizza last night and ended up getting kicked out of the pizza place.  When I called for delivery they explained to me that it would take almost two ours but I could pick it up in 20 minutes.  I was fucking hungry so I said, “I’ll come get … Continue reading No Pizza, No Beer, No Politics

Man Fits

Lately it seems that a lot of full-grown men feel inspired to yell at me.  This is both sad and pathetic.  As an activist working to remove the gender binary I can see these more prevalent man fits as being a sign of the changing times.  But in a world that says it is not … Continue reading Man Fits

“Men’s” Sexuality

I am sitting in a coffee house in San Francisco.  I’m reading Foucault and sipping matte but switching to Guinness.  Usually, in socal, when people see what I am reading they back away intimidated.  Here I get “wow – that is heavy stuff” and a conversation about sociology, drugs, yoga, and politics.  The people behind … Continue reading “Men’s” Sexuality