Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Wednesday Reading



The many faces of sex work
I could not read the interview with Adrian Trett without crying. Many parts spoke personally to me, especially when he talked about the homophobic bullying he experienced in school. Being the fat lezza dogged my school days, and like him I hoped having a human shield would help. I didn’t date anyone, but soon discovered the bullies chose a new target when I got off with a couple of boys. Of course then I was a bike, rather than a dyke, but it was preferable since that only involved name calling rather than actual violence.
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Rutgers Student Toook LSD, Got Naked and Stabbed his Friend
On Saturday night, 22-year-old Kevin Huang and a buddy decided to spend their evening taking LSD. Things took a wrong turn when Huang suddenly became violent, tearing off his clothes and destroying the apartment. A witness left to get help, but when he returned, he found Huang had stabbed his friend in the neck.
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Think of the Children! Tuesday: 'Anastasia' and Revisionist History
by Deborah Pless
Though it's not a Disney movie and she doesn't qualify as a Disney Princess, Anastasia is the the Princess I always wanted to be. She taps into something very soft and small inside me, the desire to find out that I am destined for greatness, that there is some bigger story being told in my life, and that I am only just discovering my true potential. That's what this story makes me feel. And to top it off, Anastasia herself is way more interesting and fun and cool than all those boring Disney Princesses. She's spunky and sarcastic and rebellious and she totally kicks Rasputin's butt at the end, which is super awesome.
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#684: My boss brought a machete to a disciplinary meeting with staff.
This is a Lifetime Movie waiting to happen. This is a patchwork quilt where all the patches are made of red flags and the pattern is someone doing semaphore that means “Get out.” Either he is unstable enough or enough of a jerkass to have lost all sense of consequence and filter (and he shouldn’t be in charge) or he deliberately orchestrated that meeting as a way to hint at S. that he is capable of getting violent (and he shouldn’t be in charge).
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Drift dreamily down the Danube
Starting today, you can cruise this international waterway with Street View in Google Maps, sailing through six countries, three capitals, and enjoying many arresting landscapes along the way. To capture the imagery, the Trekker was mounted on the riverboat ms Treasures, operated by Tauck, and Scylla, its maritime partner, for cruises along the Danube and other European rivers.
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Mahogany L. Browne - "Sanctuary" (CUPSI 2015)



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