Fall into the tropical world of Alaine Robbe-Grillet’s novel Jealousy as I examine the complexity of the novel’s narrator. A story told in entangled arcs of narrative progression, Jealousy offers a fertile ground upon which to cast a critical queer lens. Journey with me as I argue for the autogynephilic transsexual reading of the narrator and the implications such … More The Loss of Identity: Autogynephilic Transsexuality in Jealousy
Home to Seattle’s LGBT community, Capitol Hill has experienced a great deal of development over the last few years. I spent a day on Capitol Hill to see how community members are reacting to this change. Listen as they reflect on their ever-evolving neighborhood.
To my straight and cisgender friends, Today is National Coming Out Day. Started 29 years ago, this day celebrates the coming out process. For an LGBT individual, coming out is an important part of accepting one’s own identity, and it allows for an individual to publicly embrace that identity. Furthermore, coming out is an integral … More An Open Letter to the Straight and Cisgender Community
At Loyola Marymount University, swim club is one of the many opportunities for students to be active and part of a community. Coached by LMU Senior Spencer Sun, the group is still relatively small but growing in popularity as more people recognize the value of swimming. Swimming is often praised as being an excellent form … More Swim Club at Loyola Marymount University
This last Saturday, Sept. 16th, yogis from all over Los Angeles came to Loyola Marymount University to participate in its annual Yoga Day. Hosted by LMU’s Yoga Studies M.A. program, Yoga Day kept students busy all day, starting with registration in the morning and ending with a concert in the evening. After the participants had … More Yogis Gather at LMU for Yoga Day
“Doctor Who” writer Gareth Roberts posted transphobic and homophobic remarks to his twitter account on Sept. 3. After receiving some backlash, Roberts has since deleted the comments from his twitter account. Identified as a “pretty prolific writer” by Bleeding Cool’s Joe Glass, Roberts has worked on six episodes of the “Doctor Who” television series along … More “Doctor Who” Writer Tweets Transphobic Comments
A tragedy that slowly unfolds through the perspectives of three family members, “Down the Stairs” is a short story that challenges the idea of what is acceptable to talk about when dealing with abuse and identity. The slow, haunting build up to scenes of intense graphic violence forces the reader to recognize the violence people within … More “Down the Stairs”
Hello Everyone, I am quite excited to be starting my new website. Now that I am beginning to expand my social involvement across several platforms, I felt it was time to create a base location where all my stuff can be found. As I continue to develop my site, expect to see several different things … More Welcome