Jane goes to the bathroom

By guest-writer Jane Heenan: Trans persons, like everyone else, need to use the public bathroom occasionally.  When we enter public bathroom, we are there, like everyone else, to use the facilities.  Fear of trans persons using public bathrooms is the “polite” way of saying, “I don’t believe you are deserving of dignity,” and obfuscates a…

The Return of the Bitterness Log

As the administrator of this blog I get to see what people click on and what people type in to search engines that brings them to my blog (perverts). Every now and then someone clicks on an old post that I have completely forgotten, like the year-old post The Bitterness Log. Remember that? For my…

Share your story

Here’s a quicky for you: Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada and SURJ are recording women’s repro rights stories today until 3p @ UNLV’s Jean Nidetch Ctr and from 5-7p @ PPSN on Charleston. Call 895-0604 for details.

Goodbye Mike Zigler; RIP

This morning I heard the news that my former CityLife co-worker and news editor, Mike Zigler, has died at the age of 29. I am greatly saddened by this news. Mike was a great guy, one of the hardest-working people I ever met and had a big heart. I met Mike when I moved into…

Spoiled food sucks

I’m back, but I’m not back. I fully intended to bring you a well-researched, timely post today. But instead, when I got home from Alaska last night I arrived to a house that smelled of rotting, vomit-inducing food. Surprise! My refrigerator had busted while I was away! So, instead, I’ve been researching new fridges, and…

RIP Madelyn Payne Dunham

Let’s put aside politics for just a moment and give Barack Obama a collective hug. His grandmother Madelyn Payne Dunham has died of cancer. My heart goes out to Obama to hear this news as there have been two deaths in my family this year — both from cancer. There will be much to do…