“Stories change you, and you change the stories.”
“I feel more comfortable than I’ve ever been.”
Students demand that schools protect immigrants.
You don’t have to respond at all. But if you want to: You are in control of the answers.
An astrological encounter with Alex G.
I wanted to be someone’s first choice.
Discussions about gender-neutral pronouns, past and present. Plus: The Zika virus and protest in Brazil.
The writer talks about her new books, running for president, and being “the gender of Eileen.”
My fantasy worlds help me deal with my real one.
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