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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section
In the third installment of “Ask a Transperson,” YS News columnist Iden Crockett answers: “Are drag shows supposed to be funny? At whose expense?”
In this second entry of News columnist Iden Crockett’s “Ask a Transperson” blog, Crockett answers several questions on her experience with the physical and emotional adjustments related to gender transition, including surgery, hormone replacement therapy, sex and physical intimacy and effects on family members.
This is the inaugural entry of “Ask a Transperson,” a temporary blog by News columnist Iden Crockett intended as a “space dedicated to answering your questions” about what it means to be trans — from Crockett’s perspective. In this entry, Crockett answers: “Can you explain the variations of meaning for the term non-binary?”
A briar patch is a “thicket formed by any number of unrelated thorny parts.” The briar patch figures prominently in the escape route of “Brer Rabbit,” the trickster figure in African American folktales in the mid-1800s.
Almost 20 years later, I landed another job at another community paper. This one was in Yellow Springs, Ohio — perhaps you’ve heard of it — and the paper was well over 100 years old, with Quaker roots.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows writes about a favorite children’s book — and what it means to belong to yourself.
The irony of this new fallen snow is that it landed on the opening day of a Caribbean experience…The Calypso Grill.
The moon this morning is a golden horn. To the south and west, the planets are shining — Jupiter, Venus. Yesterday at the same morning hour the moon was a creamy horn, caught, like an animal in a thicket, in a mesh of trees.
Lauren “Chuck” Shows writes briefly about cabbage soup and American attitudes toward food assistance.
This year’s statewide organic food and farming conference offered hope that farmers may find common ground in a polarized time, despite ongoing attacks of the organic industry.