Tags » Two-Spirit

Can white people use the term "Two Spirit"?

Q: I’m a white gender non-conforming person and I feel like the term two spirit is the best to describe myself. A friend said that using the term was cultural appropriation but it is the best word to describe my gender and spirituality and I use it with utmost respect for indigenous and first nations people. 947 more words

America

A Review of Daniel Heath Justice’s Wyrwood, Book 2 in This Queer Native Fantasy Trilogy

The second book in Cherokee author Daniel Heath Justice’s fantasy trilogy The Way of Thorn and Thunder was possibly even better than its predecessor.  If you want to know what this series is all about, check out… 695 more words

Fiction

Intersex

Intersex, in humans and other animals, is a variation in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, or genitals that do not allow an individual to be distinctly identified as male or female. 1,051 more words

Sexology

Upcoming Deadline: The Transformation Award

From the Leeway Foundation:

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. 298 more words

May the Fourth be with You (2015)

Luckily I was pretty productive today considering the funk I’ve been in lately; at least it helped stave off my anxiety for a while. With it being the last couple weeks of the semester, and that I’m in classes for an English major, I have a couple projects that I managed to make some progress on. 359 more words

Life Events

Two Spirit People

Brown, Lester B. (Editor). (1997). Two Spirit People: American Indian Lesbian Women and Gay Men. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press.

Although somewhat dated, this text is still highly relevant, particularly since there has not been a great deal of scholarly research on Two Spirit identities and this was one of the first. 266 more words

Adult Audience