...Where integrity and reality prevail.
by Chiara Canaan
News & Culture
“Harper’s Magazine is not only ‘comfortable’ with ‘the decision’ to reinvent Stormé as a ‘he,’ they’re comfortable with any distress it causes the lesbian community that surrounded Stormé while she was alive… The very people she spent her life protecting.”
“Gladys Bentley is among an ever-growing list of historical lesbian figures being revised postmortem… If defying sexist ‘norms’ means we can be recategorized after we die, who among us won’t be up for revision?”
“A child might not like the things you think they should— and that’s not an indication of their sex, or even . . . take a deep breath . . . their sexuality.”
“Decaudin successfully got the NY State Democratic Party to dismantle the ‘one male, one female’ rule… A rule which the women’s suffrage movement fought to put into place.”