Archive for July, 2005

Ladies of Influence

July 29th, 2005 at 8:21 am

Tomorrow I board a train for Paris and James, beginning phase two of my 2005 European adventure. A year ago I’d just returned from a European adventure and had begun to blog. I didn’t yet know that I’d be making contact with a number of incredible personalities through my blog and other people’s blogs. Today […]


Blur and focus

July 28th, 2005 at 6:14 pm

One year ago today, I wrote my first blog entry: Things haven’t always looked like this – divided. But somehow they are now, and I’m starting to learn a thing or two about the closet. The thing is: three years ago, I turned my academic (and prurient, lets not forget that) interest in sex/identity/gender and […]


Generation of possibility

July 26th, 2005 at 5:56 pm

When I first moved to New York City six years ago, I got involved with Refuse & Resist’s youth network. I spent a lot of time arguing politics and economics as well as discussing civil disobedience and activist tactics with my peers. My eyes felt opened – not just to the ways of combating and […]


Into/out of

July 24th, 2005 at 5:34 pm

Today I did something that I haven’t done in more than a month – I took (some of) my clothes off in front of other people. I woke up this morning not sure how and if I could survive the day, whether doing a photo shoot would help me to move along, or if it […]


Balance

July 21st, 2005 at 7:11 pm

In experiencing my sexuality over time, things change, sometimes in cycles and sometimes in a certain move from one thing to the next. Right now, I’m taking steps towards balance and reconsidering my sexual path (or whatever, it’s really not as directed as a path). At the moment, I’ve halted my forays into partnered sex. […]


Dacia vs Visualclash

July 20th, 2005 at 11:28 am

I spent July 2005 studying in Amsterdam, but I had to sneak off to do a photo shoot with Visualclash.


Meanings and doings

July 19th, 2005 at 4:50 pm

In response to my post Recalibrating my sexuality a few days ago, I got some interesting responses – interesting because many of you have been echoing questions I have been asking myself. I’ll start with a big one, from sinboy: I’m interested in finding out (if you want to share) what sex, being sexual, and […]


July 19th, 2005 at 4:50 pm

In response to my post Recalibrating my sexuality a few days ago, I got some interesting responses – interesting because many of you have been echoing questions I have been asking myself. I’ll start with a big one, from sinboy: I’m interested in finding out (if you want to share) what sex, being sexual, and […]


Practice vs theory

July 18th, 2005 at 6:05 pm

Ok, a step away from the emotional stuff for a moment, as there is actually a lot of interesting stuff going on for me here in the intellectual world of the Amsterdam summer institute. In the tediously postmodernly named afternoon class (theorizing practice/practicing theory) this week, it seems like we’re going to get up close […]


Recalibrating my sexuality

July 17th, 2005 at 7:58 pm

As I started to write about a bit in Switched off last week, I’m experiencing a bit of a change in how I wear, present, and make accessible my sexuality. Certainly some of it is very temporary stuff, but I also feel things shifting inside me. It’s been a bit of a relief to desex […]