I think those people are to blame for my confusion.
So what does it take then? Only a sincere belief in one’s gender? Can I just not change anything about my body, not have any genetic reason for doing do, and not change anything about my look and just ‘be’ a woman because I say so? Read more
Eh, or don’t. It ain’t you.
Hush was great, and the element of the deaf protagonist was novel, interesting, and well implemented as a plot device. Really good movie.
I love horror/thriller movies. They are my favorite genre. But, like many women, I’ve been sexually assaulted. It’s hard to find a good horror movie that does not involve the sexual assault of a woman. I’m not sure why; it’s such a lazy ass trope that is used entirely too often. Read more
the supreme irony of the puppies is that by pitching a hissy fit about all the damn liberals and SJWs in their science fiction, they’ve helped highlight the problem of representation at the Hugos, and as a result people who weren’t getting the kind of attention they deserved rallied together with a lot of passionate,… Read more
I can only speak for The Fifth Season, but it was an ambitious piece of science-fantasy that distinguished itself by its setting, its shifting perspective, and its choice of protagonist.
They are both “Abby”... Jeanne’s mom was named Pauline Phillips.
It’s in the media village, so they clearly did their research and discovered zero is the number of condoms most reporters will need.
Really bad time for a tangent. A black man was just murdered by the police.
This is a wonderful piece, and you sound like a great brother. But — as someone who understands the power of certain words, and how they’re used, you should get this — I wish you hadn’t used the phrase “confined to a wheelchair” multiple times. My wheelchair doesn’t have straps or locks that keep me from moving;… Read more
I understand his point about how well Rhodes works as the inciting incident for this story between these particular characters, and I feel sorry that his story isn’t going to be judged inside a vacuum... But we do not live in a vacuum. Instead we are in a world where this terrible trope is used again and again. While… Read more
So, I’ve told this story before but I hang out in the grays. I’ve had many students who didn’t know they had to file taxes when they had a job. I always tell them to file especially because they will get most of it back as they didn’t make a lot. Read more