by Princess Kali
“So, what did you say you do for a living?”
That question, no matter how many times I’ve heard it, always makes my heart skip a beat. It is not a simple question to answer and only opens up a torrent of other questions inside my head, which causes me to pause. And the pause rarely goes unnoticed. Who doesn’t know how to explain what they do for a living?
by Shanna Katz
You’ve seen The Princess Bride, right? I mean, everyone and their lover has seen it. Anyways, in case you haven’t, here is the important part. This guy uses the word “Inconceivable!” all the time, and most of the time, it’s not quite right.
By Amethyst Wonder
This month I decided to focus on one label, so I chose one from my own self-identification.
Until about a year and a half ago, I’d identified as straight for my entire life. I never felt uncomfortable with it, never felt it didn’t fit me.
Ever since that Sex and the City episode, the Rabbit vibrator has quickly become a girl’s best friend. Yet while the rabbit remains the sex toy industry’s worst kept secret, with all manner of variations and types floating around on the market today, it also demonstrates some of the many glorious enhancements made to our [...]
Recently I was told that I am “not allowed” to “be a boy” if I’m going to cosplay feminine characters (or archetypes), nor am I allowed to be gender queer if I ever present as anything other than masculine or androgynous. Additionally, I was told that I am “abrasive” if I ask someone (kindly and [...]
Have you ever considered how our societies messages about gender perpetuate gender roles and stereotypes in our children? Because there is definitely a huge intersection between how we perform gender and relate to and the culture and our exposure to gender as children. Gender Through Socialization Look around at any toy store: you’ll probably see [...]