Whenever someone complains about how the second-person point of view just doesn’t work for them, I think they should give Jamaica Kincaid’s short story Girl a solid read.
This sequel continues the theme of found family from the first book, and is bursting at the seams with several themes common to a lot of disabled, queer, and trans experiences: dysphoria, dissociation and depersonalization, healing from traumatic childhoods, gender fluidity, to name just a few.
Version française de l’article est ici. I was invited to speak on October the 11th by the Groupe Féministe Vidéoludique at Université de Montréal on Twine games and feminist, queer, and transgender communities. I’ve been really quiet on
Read the English version of this post here. Note: comme j’ai remarqué sur Twitter l’autre jour, j’utilise des pronoms et des accords au masculin dans ce texte quand je me réfère à moi-même. Il est possible que
On a bright, late April day, Squinky walked up to the third floor of a typical Plateau triplex and rang the bell. I put on a kettle and made a pot of jasmine tea. The cat came out to greet
Politics is pervasive. Everything is political and the choice to be "apolitical" is usually just an endorsement of the status quo and the unexamined life.—Rebecca Solnit I've been hearing the word apolitical a lot recently, and I