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a(Gender): A Bodily Commonplace Book

(a)Gender: A Bodily Commonplace Book

Paul Preciado, from Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

'There is nothing to discover in nature; there is no hidden secret. [...] There is nothing to discover in sex or sexual identity; there is no inside. The truth about sex is not a disclosure...'

Ursula Le Guin, from The Left Hand of Darkness (Estraven and Genly)

"Blue—all blue— Towers in the depths—"


"In the crevasse. All blue—full of light."

Travis Alabanza, from 'The Sea'

'Sometimes I stand by the edge of where the ocean meets the beach, and look out into the sea, that looks out over my gender, that pours over my body, and makes me feel like nothing.'

a work in progress, like my sense of my body