Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dispatch from the Gender-Bending Wars

One thing about parenting: Carrying a cute baby out in the public sphere garners far more smiles than I’m used to receiving after twenty years as a gender non-conforming lesbian. My short hair and purposely androgynous clothing–I’m small enough that … Continue reading

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Review of Leaving L.A. on Just About Write

Another review update–writer Anna Furtado posted a very positive review of my novel Leaving L.A. this week for the May issue of Just About Write, an ezine for readers and writers of lesbian fiction.  An excerpt from Anna’s review:      “Leaving L.A. … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor

Last year, our development decided to change the way our mail gets delivered. As a result, we now have cluster boxes. This presents a challenge anytime a substitute delivery person is called in–many of us have addresses that are identical except … Continue reading

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