While it would be great for me to have an image that stopped assumptions and...– The Pursuit of Androgyny (via felineapologist) This whole post is really good. Also interesting that “andro” when it’s shortened to that (like, without the “gyne”) just means “male”. And I think a big part of the “androgynous=thin” thing...
On Trying to Apologize Less
Around the new year, I wrote about how one of my resolutions was to apologize less for insignificant things. I have no way of measuring how much I apologize, but I’ve become more aware of how often I feel compelled to do it. Often I feel strongly drawn to apologize for things like: Talking too much or too little. Being too boring/depressing/political. Anything that could be remotely...
queerdictionary: Definition QUILTBAG is an acronym. It stands for Queer/Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Transgender/Transsexual, Bisexual, Allied/Asexual, Gay/Genderqueer. It is meant to be a more inclusive term than GLBT/LGBT and to be more pronounceable (and memorable) than some of the other variations or extensions on the GLBT/LGBT abbreviation. Usage Queer Dictionary is meant to...
"Too Nice to Go Alone" →
My latest Asexy Beast post is basically what it says on the tin. What I learned from things that were “too nice” to do by myself, and from doing them anyway.