It was my birthday a few days ago, so happy birthday to me. And this brings us to an important point: say you wanted to buy me a belated birthday gift. Say you were looking for something that would complement my edgy haircut and boyish charm. Super cool? Gets you mad queer street cred? Checkity check.
The Discerning Butch: A Gift Guide for the Masculine-of-Center Person In Your Life
The Amazon Trail: Generating
I was sitting on the catio, watching the birds do their aerial mating dances, the bees and their flowers coming into bloom, thinking about regeneration and queer families. Sure, we can reproduce ourselves with a little help from our friends and science. There are no bloodlines connecting one gay generation to the next, the grand-lesbian culture to the great grand-lesbians. Gay people sometimes use the word family to describe our partners and our friends. But to whom do I give the diminutive model typewriter Valerie Taylor, known for her lesbian pulp fiction and later Naiad Press novels, gave to me?