Reading List – On Gender

The Far Right and Far Left Agree on One Thing: Women Don’t Count 

The women’s movement and the gay rights movement, after all, tried to free the sexes from the construct of gender, with its antiquated notions of masculinity and femininity, to accept all women for who they are, whether tomboy, girly girl or butch dyke. To undo all this is to lose hard-won ground for women — and for men, too.

Debunking “Trans Women Are Not Women” Arguments

Transgender People and “Biological Sex” Myths

I live in a sexual and romantic world without women, where no patriarchy could definitionally exist, a subculture with hookups and relationships and marriages and every conceivable form of sexual
desire that straight men and women experience as well. And you know what you find? That men behave no differently in sexual matters when there are no women involved at all. In fact, remove women, and you see male sexuality unleashed more fully, as men would naturally express it, if they could get away with it.

Hot Joel Summer

Perfecting his body became the price of entry, a way to make himself visible and viable.

The Bittersweet Silliness of Hulu’s Fire Island

The script does not judge drugs or sex, but it is attuned to the comedown, and moreover, to them what’s next that yawns between highs.

Fire Island review: A sweet, queer rom-com that takes aim at Jane Austen’s ‘hetero nonsense’

The script does not judge drugs or sex, but it is attuned to the comedown, and moreover, to them what’s next that yawns between highs.

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