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Meanwhile, the newsletter

Hey, a couple of news: I won’t be posting updates on this blog anymore. Instead, I will be posting them in newsletter form, so they can reach y’all much easier and you don’t have to keep coming over here to read some dribble. You’ll get your dribble delivered to your inbox instead. 🙂 Meanwhile, the […]

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Shameful (non) self-promotion

CW: confidence issues, mental health, the world. Last week, I was talking on the phone with my DSA mental health mentor. She was asking me how I was doing with my dissertation proposal, and I told her in honesty that I hadn’t had the opportunity to work on it in the past couple of weeks: […]

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Ugly Music by Ugly Fem/mes

Bringing a semi-recycled two-week old Facebook rant-ish into the wild. Last week, Gemma Wicks and I had a meeting with Kristy Diaz (Nasty Women, Track 7) and she brought up a similar comment. About how even in the experimental, radical, queer-friendly circles of music, arts, and media, beauty stereotypes were still perpetuated and conventionally attractive […]

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Returns

Coming back to this blog after many many months of neglecting this lovely space. I might just copy/paste Facebook rants and reflections in case they get Zucc’d. Things in my life have changed a lot. I found out I was not a woman. Nor a man. Nor anything, really. Try using “they” pronouns for me. […]

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Manuales de estilo

Para que un texto sea publicado en algún medio impreso o digital, muchas veces es necesario que siga un estilo “de la casa”. La mayoría de las editoriales, organizaciones periodísticas o asociaciones académicas cuentan con normas muy claras en las que mencionan gramática, ortografía, términos, estética, incluso ética. Aquí hay unos cuantos manuales de estilo en línea:styleguide-manualesdeestilo [Click on title to read more…]

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¡Otra vez!

Entre circunstancias de la vida que me mantuvieron un poco alejada de las letras, me puse a jugar un poco con la interfase del sitio. Es casi la misma, pero como el framework con el que trabajaba dejó de mantenerse, mejor elegí un tema más reciente y en mayor estado de mantenimiento. Esto no tendrá sentido para quienes no le entran al WordPress, pero a mí me encanta. He estado aprendiendo a programar por mi cuenta, así que si tienen buenos tutoriales de CSS y HTML5 (y de PHP, de pasada), sería maravilloso que lo compartieran. [Click on title to read more…]