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When Japan Had a Third Gender

By SUSAN CHIRAMARCH 10, 2017

An original perspective picture of the Great Gateway and Nakano-cho in the Shin Yoshiwara, (1730s–1740s), by Okumura Masanobu. The work is part of “A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints,” at the Japan Society. 1,288 more words

Art And Humanities

Reflections On: Meeting Dylan Kelly of the Massachusetts Log Cabin Republicans, 2016

It was a pleasure to meet Dylan Kelly, Chapter Leader of the Massachusetts Log Cabin Republicans at the Boston Pride Political Forum on June 7th, 2016, during Pride Week. 3,310 more words

Politics

On Fable II

Continuing from Fable, is the equally awesome sequel, Fable II, which similarly is  developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios.While the setting of… 3,440 more words

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Street art in Brussels, Belgium

Street art in Brussels, Belgium.
Photo by alohaboywashere (instagram) via +Harry Fabel.

Art And Humanities

Reflections On: Transgender Equal Rights Bill Signing Ceremony, 2011

The first piece of legislation I ever worked on was the Transgender Equal Rights Bill. I put a great deal of work into it, volunteering to get it passed, because I knew that Transgender individuals were not really that different from me. 2,263 more words

Politics

On Gay or Queer Baiting

When I heard about Nick Jonas speaking at a vigil about Orlando, I just thought “Really? Really? What the fuck?” because I would hardly put him in a crowd of people who actually have stumped for the LGBT community. 1,774 more words

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