Posts tagged: cathartic
To: Brian Goodheart <email@example.com>
From: Emma T. Saotome-Westlake <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: re: viewer feedback?
What do you think of my new "introduction to evolutionary biology" primer?
To: Emma T. Saotome-Westlake <email@example.com>
From: Brian Goodheart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: re: viewer feedback …
(In honor of Chicago's victory in the recently-concluded 2016 World Series, with apologies to Franklin Pierce Adams.)
These are the saddest of possible names:
"Blanchard and Bailey and Lawrence."
Trio of scholars on guys being dames,
Blanchard and Bailey and Lawrence.
Ruthlessly pricking our gender identity
Making a trans woman …
For many years I've been a fan of a certain genre of, um, adult blogs featuring captioned photographs of women, where the captions tell fantasy stories about how the women used to be men before some magical or technological intervention. The titles of the blogs often contain the word transgender …
"Mark, this is Alexa. Alexa, this is Mark."
"Pleased to meet you," she says.
"Pleased to meet you," I say. "You're very tall," I add.
"Thanks, I get that a lot," she says. "What's your shirt about?"
I look down at myself, to be reminded that today is the day …