helloyelloyell: do you know how much my fibres class has killed my desire for anything embroidery or cross-stitched to be loved or to be desired. it’s pretty much dead. everytime i see anything embroidered whether it’s subversive/diy/kewl or whatever, i feel disgust rise up into my mouth. stoopid gender essentialist feminist discourse where ~craft~ is still real. where fibres is anything except...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-20) →
Geppetta (16) Antony and the Johnsons (16) Fever Ray (9) Nana Grizol (1) The Magnetic Fields (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
From the vaults...
A real honest-to-god line from my undergraduate thesis: “I am also interested here in questions of accessibility and moldiness—zines archived as PDFs and available for download, for example, as is the case on the QZAP website, versus paper only archives, like the Barnard Zine Library, and ‘traditional’ archives like the University of Maryland Historical Manuscripts...
witchcraftnancy asked: so stoked to see ya at the wingnut!!
Jollies by Sadie Benning
Riot Grrl Archive at Fales →
“It’s certainly an impressive collection, but one that is cloistered away from the public at large. The catch is that you have to be a scholar to access it. If you’re writing your dissertation on feminist theory, you’re in luck. If you just want to see the blue dress because Pussy Whipped changed your life—and, if given the chance, it certainly will—that’s...
Marilyn Minter - Green Pink Caviar →
Girl Detective: yoursecretary: no: I am sometimes... →
yoursecretary: no: I am sometimes annoyed with modern zine makers sugarcreamcandy: and im mostly talking about grrrl zine makers. If you really cared about reaching girls, getting the word out and making a difference you would make the content available online since we all know you… reblogged for brilliant comments by brilliant zinesters i love.
cutecatswithboys asked: how did you get so fucking awesome, jbee? p.s. i miss you! can we please throw some sort of big queer dinner party soon?
creepmouse asked: Hi! I am going to go out on a limb and hope you're still looking for new penpals? I've been sad because my mailbox is empty, my penpals are busy and not writing as much. I read your blog - although I'm not from anywhere exotic. I'm from DC but I live in Baltimore now. I go to UMBC - I'm working on a degree in French linguistics. BUT, I like to make mailart and postcards....
Mx Justin Vivian Bond →
Personally, for me, I have never believed there was another side for me to cross over to. Sometimes I wish I did. If I felt there was a clearly defined place for me to go, where I would be welcomed and at peace, I would surely have gone there many years ago. At times I’ve almost been able to convince myself there was, but for me to claim to be “a woman” would feel just as false as the charade...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-13) →
Liz Ciavolino (18) Geppetta (8) Liz Ciavolino with Andrew Grossman (3) Tom Waits (2) Devendra Banhart (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Bodies of Work →
whateverjeanne: A forthcoming publication for trans art, literature and visual culture. Please submit and repost!
A subject to which few intellectuals ever give a thought is the right to be a...– Isabelle Eberhardt, author of The Nomad (via fuckyeahsolitude) (Halberstam does touch on “the freedom to wander” in Notes on Failure and I’m sure others have as well.)
She got very nasty as I was speaking and jumped up and says, ‘You are a genital...– Making Gay History (Eric Marcus)
What does a rejection of the feminized man reveal about misogyny?– from the series On Beauty (via sophiawallace)
Oh hey, did you know you can "Like" Sassyfrass...
And then you too, can be in the know.
transartorialism asked: i think everything you draw is so excellent!