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?
(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,…
Karaoke with Dana! on Flickr.
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…
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…
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…
The Irretrievable (a poem and an afterthought)
by Dana Morrigan
At the far end of the room
is a wall with two dartboards.