The start of the world.

So I think we all understand by now, that all the Mayans were planning to do was “buy new calendars”, right? Good. Welcome to 2013, dear readers. There is so much I’d like to write about. In brief, 2012 meant for me: the start of a new business with a good-hearted hard-working colleague, new art […]

Apologies, some filler, and some event notices.

That extra-cerebral post on books I’ve been meaning to make has taken longer than expected. When reading is one of those things you’ve enjoyed all your life, but also sort of taken for granted, when you turn around to look back at all that it’s done for you, it’s actually kind of overwhelming! Like opening […]

The Weekend of HELL, and its aftermath

So this thing happened here in New Zealand over the past week. A popular pizza chain, HELL, caught flack for having, among their Misfortune Cookie line, a “misfortune” that read “You will marry a transgender” (sic). A photo of it made its way around Facebook, starting around Friday evening, and several people (myself included) responded […]

Some events happening right now.

November 20th was officially the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, but most concerned groups in New Zealand are choosing to observe it today, Tuesday the 29th. Later today in Wellington, around 6pm, The Queer Avengers will gather in Civic Square to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of those who have lost their lives to […]