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When I sent my first Empty Closet submission to Susan Jordan, she asked me why I was using the asterisk every time I entered the word Trans*. “To me * indicates a footnote!” she wrote. I’ll admit the first time that I saw Trans* in a publication I scanned several pages trying to find the hidden footnote. Of course I didn’t find one, [...]
The classmates of Luke "Sasha" Fleischman, the Oakland 18-year-old who was set on fire on Monday Nov. 4 by a homophobic teen, as well as some of the staff of Maybeck High School in Berkeley, showed solidarity for the recovering student by showing up for school on Friday in skirts. According to other students, skirts were the article of [...]
Ally Howell By Susan Jordan “In effect, gender is a language,” writes Ally Howell in her new book, “Transgender Persons and the Law” (American Bar Association, 2013), which is available at the Gay Alliance Library. Howell, a transgender attorney who formerly lived in Rochester, points out that gender is a system of symbols and [...]