Army Vet granted “non-binary” status – “In what appears to be the first such ruling ever, an Oregon judge granted a transgender person’s petition to be legally considered “non-binary,” rather than male or female.” From Ray. And the NYT story on this ruling, from Donna.
Cross-Canada comedy tour by rape survivors – “Riled by the base humour behind most rape jokes, the two women – both survivors of sexual assault – remarked how often it seemed that those who most delight in joking about rape had never lived through the experience. What if, they mused, survivors told the jokes instead? Could joking out their personal experiences onstage allow survivors to take back the narrative?” From Dan.
Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.