Monthly Archives: June 2015

On defending my own existence: the only winning move is not to play.

In 1983’s “War Games,” a pre-Ferris Bueller Matthew Broderick stars as David Lightman, a teenager who accidentally hacks into a secret government super-computer, nearly starting World War III. Over the past 32 years, the film has reached a kind of cult status for its commentary about the losing consequences of possible Cold War-era military action, […]

By |June 10th, 2015|LGBT, Life, Transgender|3 Comments

Responding to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial: “Caitlyn Jenner is Still a Mister.”

Below is an e-mail I sent to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette associate editor Jennifer Graham in response to her editorial: “Caitlyn Jenner is still a mister: and he/she is causing fits for uncomfortable conservatives.”


 

Hi Jennifer —
My name is Parker. I’m a journalist whose work on LGBT, gender, and pop culture issues has appeared places […]

By |June 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

VIDEO: About Caitlyn Jenner’s wardrobe (and why it shouldn’t matter)

By |June 3rd, 2015|Culture, LGBT, Transgender|0 Comments

That which we call a Jenner by any other name…

Since Caitlyn Jenner popped up on the cover of Vanity Fair yesterday, I’ve witnessed some of the most intense, ridiculous arguing across social media. I realize that yes, that’s pretty much par for the course, but it’s a bit exhausting, isn’t it?

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There have been […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Transgender|1 Comment