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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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Scholastic Press Celebrates Trans Voices with GEORGE

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I read Alex Gino’s middle grade book GEORGE and was overcome with both sadness for the past and hope for the future. I still have the dog-eared copy of “Marvin K Redpost; is He a Girl?” that Ashlie stole from the … Continue reading

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Miss Major – Still Fucking Here

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“MAJOR! is a documentary film exploring the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years.” The above … Continue reading

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Becoming – Man Alive and The Other Wes Moore

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Within a week, I read two narrative non-fiction books that were deeply connected in theme and evoked a powerful emotional response. Both Man Alive and The Other Wes Moore examine the journey to manhood; what it means and how it … Continue reading

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Is Joe Lynch’s EVERLY the Chick Flick of the Year?

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I know. it’s early. I probably should have written SEASON, instead of YEAR, but I’m still riding out the tail end of the adrenaline rush I got from Joe Lynch’s wham-bam action flick staring the ever-awesome Salma Hayek. It’s possible I’m … Continue reading

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