The idea of “passing” (with reference to gender and ability status, which are...– meloukhia | incompletely articulated thoughts via amandaw (via sexartandpolitics)
OK, let me get this straight: It’s just fine to stretch our imaginations to...– ReelGirl (via amberlrhea) (via ihatethismess)
From the days of Sara Baartman (The Hottentot Venus), people of color have been...– GlobalComment » LA Gang Tours: zoofication or a new beginning? (via clingtomymouth)
The Daily Telegraph slideshow -- "Tragic Wolf Boy" →
A fascinating example of the way that difference is portrayed in different examples of the same type of media. While the Telegraph emphasized Patil’s normalness (while exploiting his difference visually), the Daily Telegraph (another UK paper) portrays Patil in the process of removing his hair, and writes, “I want to be normal” in accompaniment to one of the photographs, which...
When Troy Erik was first imprisoned in California, his cellmate made the...– The Crisis of Juvenile Prison Rape: A New Report | NY Review of Books Blog via pegobry (via sexartandpolitics) Check out the linked article — it has an intelligent discussion of the statistics, and some thought-provoking discussion of the problem.
They were married and traveled the states And soon they were blessed with a...– From the song “Julia Pastrana,” by the Ass Ponys.