high on chocolate and advocating the alphabet*

Well, I’m back on Canadian soil, and the time of this post should demonstrate the extent to which my body clock is still happily ticking along in California time. International Ms. Leather was a fabulous time, and I’m sure I’ll have some reflections on the experience to post soon enough; in the meantime I’m simply… More high on chocolate and advocating the alphabet*

diagnosing deviance

I’m writing from not-so-sunny San Francisco, where International Ms. Leather is fast approaching. (Thank goodness, ‘cuz I got myself a brand-new rich-smelling leather outfit to wear… mmmm.) This town is so gorgeous. No wonder I keep coming back here, year after year. If ever there were an American city I might consider living in one… More diagnosing deviance

the happily half-assed fetishist* and other stories

Today I give you a loosely related collection of thoughts about kink – brief paragraphs that don’t seem to be developing into full posts of their own, but that make for a fun little grab bag of sadomasochistic musings. But first, a bit of news… I wrote an article about bisexuality and queer identity for… More the happily half-assed fetishist* and other stories

intersectionality and the paradox of the perfect ally*

*I originally published on October 19, 2006. It feels particularly relevant to re-post now because Eli Clare, who inspired this post, is coming to Toronto on March 11 to give the same talk I was fortunate enough to attend in 2006. I strongly encourage you to go if you’re in town – he’s an excellent… More intersectionality and the paradox of the perfect ally*