Watching the now canceled Bomb Girls reminded me of watching The L Word, a show which is usually hailed as the best television has to offer in terms of queer women characters. Towards the end, The L Word writers got self-righteous about how much the show was improving the life of that mythical Midwestern girl [...]
March! It’s March! March is, without question, my favorite month out of the year, and I revel in each and every glorious moment.
For starters, March is my birthday month, which, in case you didn’t know, basically means I get my way for an entire thirty-one days. Second, I’m a little bit (a lotta bit) [...]
Let me preface this post by saying that I hate conferences.
I hate them so much that I actively do everything in my power to avoid having to go to them. I hate the overload of panels and papers and posters and posturing. I hate the assumption of community based on a very narrow/very [...]
Dear Representative Lankford,
Wow. I am one of your constituents in the 5th District. I’m a twenty-something law student with a bordering on unhealthy Grey’s Anatomy obsession and a passion for helping my community. I’m also queer. Representative, I want to believe that if I’m brutally honest about my life–if I can just find the [...]
I have it on good authority that U.S. Representative James Lankford, a Republican from Oklahoma’s 5th District, was called Opie by absolutely everyone while he was director over at Falls Creek Church Camp. I will now always refer to him as such.
I mean just look at him
Representative Opie Lankford held a town hall [...]
We have new and exciting things planned for 2013 and one of those is a vlog series done by our very own Jen and Mallory! Here’s the introduction video for their series OKQueer. Let us know what you think in the comments!
Semi-recently, I went through a Major Life Change (read: breakup), and found myself with a lot of excess time and excess feelings on my hands. In order to distract myself from the pangs of heartache, I started to spend a lot more of my time at the Transgender Resource Center of [...]
This past Monday, I had the pleasure of joining a sold out crowd at the University of New Mexico to celebrate forty (!) years of the campus’s Women’s Resource Center. You heard me: SOLD OUT. This is no small feat in New Mexico, considering we’re a state known for our
If you interact with me regularly, you know I listen to podcasts. Lots of podcasts. Six or seven hours a day, five days a week (I have a tedious, solitary job. With health insurance). Recently, a friend recommended Gendercast: Our Transmasculine Genderqueery, which went something like: “Hey, I found this podcast [...]
The blog is turning one! What does one get a blog on its first anniversary? I think I’ll break open a bottle of birthday cake vodka myself.
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