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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore ‘s The End of San Francisco; a Review

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Published by San Francisco’s iconic City Lights and winner of a Lambda Award for Transgender Non-Fiction in 2014, The End of San Francisco is first-rate Resistance Literature.  Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore refuses to separate the personal and political, capturing the creation (and … Continue reading

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Gold By The Inch; The Book That Nearly Beat Me

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(Please excuse me if this review gets a little heady. It's been a decade in the crafting.) A battered borrowed copy of Lawerence Chua's Gold by the Inch resides on my shelves, a perch from where it has glared at me for nearly … Continue reading

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Pride and Shame; an excerpt

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 “Ruby and I are blocking a coveted parking space at the edge of Graceada Park just for you,” I tell my mother, as my sister pantomimes a bizarre yet brilliant space-holding dance a few feet away. Through the phone, I … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Pride Festival 2013

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Mouse and I returned to Santa Cruz yesterday with our friend (and Ashlie’s step-mother) Mary for the Santa Cruz PRIDE parade and festival. It’s an event I’ve enjoyed for nearly a decade, though 2008 was hands-down my favorite year. “In … Continue reading

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In The Name Of Love

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One day before Alice’s sixteenth birthday, Max, June, Alice and I pile into the car and head West for the promised excursion to the Gay Pride Parade in Santa Cruz. Earlier in the week, June took Alice shopping for the … Continue reading

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