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Gender Reveal

Apr 25, 2022

Tuck speaks with Edgar Gomez (he/she/they), author of the memoir High-Risk Homosexual. Topics include:

  • TFW Facebook suggests that you friend-request the Pulse shooter 
  • The pros & cons of Latinidad (the concept) and Latinx (the word)
  • Writing about your family’s homophobia without making them into telenovela villains
  • The intersections of class/poverty and queerness 
  • Plus: Sporty Spice, trans villain representation, and post-credits Drag Race goss.

This Week in Gender: Rebecca Kling critiques the recent Washington Post op-ed “What I wish I’d known when I was 19 and had sex reassignment surgery.”

References: Cristina Silva’s article about the word Latinx in USA Today. 

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