This Is Not Only a Test.

The most instructive test I ever took was given by my 10th grade English teacher, Mr. Graff. It had one simple instruction at the top, “read the entire test before you begin,” followed by 40 numbered questions.
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I don’t recall the teacher telling us that there was any advantage to finishing quickly, but that was how I always took tests. I was usually among the first ones to complete in-class…

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pinebark:

there’s this bit in nevada that i think about it lot. it goes like, does acknowledging the limitations of female identity and bursting them not make you not a woman, just empowered, and thus is genderqueer an identity mainly available to female-assigned people in college with punk haircuts?

here…

(Written in 2008 as part of a free-lance copy voice development assignment for a home-furnishings catalog. Most of the headlines analyzed are ones I had written when I was the head writer for Frontgate between 2000 and 2003.)

First and foremost,…

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Karaoke Sundays at 50 Mason Social House

I have been an apprentice karaoke jockey to KJ Paul de Jongfor the past two years, and this Sunday…

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pinebark:

okay, so in the same way that the word/identity “trans” has lost a lot of meaning for me as a basis for community as i’ve come to see experiences of transmisogyny as a much more important factor, the word “queer” has come to mean less and less as i encounter more and more women who may share that…

Dana Morrigan nominated for Performer of the Year!

I am honored to be one on a long list of amazing trans and gender non-conforming performers…

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  1. Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  2. Exposure: 1/40th
  3. Focal Length: 50mm
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1) In the plaza in front the Pompidou Centre in Paris in 1980 to a drum circle by myself.

2) At the Cactus Cantina, Miami Beach in 1992 to Ade Peever’s band The Hautboys covering Bob Dylan’s “Meet Me in the Morning” with a crazy girl with whom I was…

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