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From My Cousin Rachel to The Screwfly Solution - my dread is infectious... new podcast...

…and then the boy realised that he had to grow up, and not be a boy any longer, so he turned into a girl, and not an unattractive one at that, and the boy was locked in a box forever. 158 more words


Top 5 Non-Fiction Reads of 2017

These are my favourite non-fiction titles read or reviewed (not necessarily published) in 2017. Click the title for a link to the full review where applicable. 939 more words


David France Wins the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction  

Written by Madalyn Campbell

The Baillie Gifford Prize, formerly known as the Samuel Johnson Prize, is a U.K. prize for nonfiction. It began in 1999 and has continued awarding notable nonfiction books. 172 more words


Fall 2017 Non-Fiction Mini-Reviews

We’re three weeks post-move now, and I’m still digging out from under the chaos, and trying not to think too hard about the fact that the holidays are basically upon us! 669 more words


Filmmaker David France Accused of Stealing Work from Black Trans Woman

It’s about time that Marsha “pay it no mind” Johnson had a modern documentary about her life. The legacy of this black trans woman and activist is writ large across American LBGT history. 310 more words


A Netflix Doc Has Ignited Debate Over LGBT History

On Friday, David France’s award-winning film, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, began streaming on Netflix. It is a stirring piece of art that explores the controversial death of Johnson, a black woman who was an icon of transgender rights in the United States.

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The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)

Paris was burning.

Marsha P. Johnson was a legend in the transgender world. She was loud, flamboyant, proud, and not afraid to speak her mind when it came time to. 747 more words