Folx History
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This question has come up again and again on twitter so I am here I am here with answers y’all, and to expand on my tweets there. The most in-depth research was done by the team at, who define it as “A variation on the word folks, folx is meant to be a gender-neutral way to refer to members of or signal identity in the LGBTQ community.” Source

IUB Critlib Reading Group
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A summary of the first Indiana University Bloomington #critlib reading group

SUE, the Human in the Digital: Proposal
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Hello everyone ! it’s been awhile since I updated this. I’ve been doing a lot! But it’s hard to explain or demonstrate. So I am posting this blog entry as a culmination of the three dozen or so things that I have been working towards. Enjoy! Introduction We no longer live in a world of original desire. If such a thing was ever possible, it was in the halcyon days before the bibilo-catalogo-taxomania of Linnaeus, Kraft-Ebbing, Hirschfield, Kinsey, and others.

Where did the ideas of homosexuality and heterosexuality come from?
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This was previously published here, on Pornhub’s Sexual Wellness and Education site. Too often it is taken for granted that everyone in the world falls into the different camps of heterosexual/straight or homosexual/gay/lesbian. Whether it’s when you’re signing up for Facebook or a dating app, you’re asked to choose on the spot if you’re into men or women. It splits the sexual world down the middle. Then there is “everyone else” on the sexuality spectrum – which includes groups who use terms as far-ranging as bisexual, asexual, or others that make people feel like they fall outside of the two ‘accepted’ sexualities and which can lead to struggles with identity.