NaNoWriMo is coming up again. For those of you not familiar, here’s the websIte. Basically, it is a month-long event where we writers flog ourselves daily for our failures as authors and generally bemoan our very existence. A few of us also write novels. I participated in NaNoWriMo for three years or so back around […]
Being a transgender parent is a difficult and sometimes messy thing to be. Having to struggle through the confusion, stress, and public scrutiny of changing genders is difficult enough for us alone; but when we have children, the whole thing becomes exponentially complicated. Am I mommy? Am I daddy? Am I both? Am I neither? […]
I was so busy last week that I forgot to put up my usual link to the Skeptoid article. But seeing as how this is Devil’s Night, and the theme of my post was ghost stories, today seems like as good a day as any to rectify that error. Happy Halloween everyone!
Gender is no longer determined solely by biological factors, says study This one is just hitting the news today. A new study has been published by a pair of researchers at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI, called “Doing Gender, Determining Gender: Transgender People, Gender Panics, and the Maintenance of the Sex/Gender/Sexuality System.” […]
First, let me say “Hello!” to the new readers I’ve picked up recently. A couple of TGS articles have picked up some reblogging momentum, and that has led some new eyes here. Glad to have you, and thanks to those who have passed the links along. Unfortunately, the exact time TGS has picked up some […]
Ever since I was a about twelve, I have resisted the urge every year to go out on Halloween dressed as a woman. The idea was planted in me sometime in middle school when a neighbor boy did just that — dressed as a girl to trick-or-treat. His was a goofy caricature of a girl […]
Last week was so crazy busy that I had no time for personal blogging, which means I haven’t updated you all on the status of my HRT appointment. Let me remedy that now. When last we left our intrepid heroine, she had finally defeated the Gatekeeper obtained the +5 Letter of Reference. Unfortunately, a long […]
With regard to the “upspeak”, does this mean women typically ask questions as they speak, like they’re not sure of what they’re talking about?
That’s one way to interpret the upspeak phenomenon. Another way I’ve heard it described is “Men give orders; women offer suggestions.”
Eva Breathe and Eva Pitch — Webinar on using the apps I found this after writing the review of the Eva apps. If you’ve decided to buy into the apps, or if you’re thinking of it, this hour-long recorded webinar is a resource that may interest you.
I swear, if my real-life transition would go as well as my online transition seems to be going, I’d have nothing to complain about. This week, I have begun writing under my real name for the newly relaunched website AppSaga. I will be writing reviews of iOS apps, mostly games, on a semi-regular basis (probably […]