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freelance writer, shameless liberal, transparent and bagel-making bitch

Groups: The Grieving Room, Unemployment Chronicles, Central Valley Kossacks

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Diaries published: 44 (150 days since last diary on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 02:03 PM PST)

Comments posted: 528 (51 days since last comment on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 07:53 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4848

Total Comment Ratings: 51

Most Recommended Diary: I want my f*#%ing life back, 522 comments, 831 recommends

People Following laurustina: 160

laurustina's Most Recent Diaries:

(H/T to Akadjian for the initial reporting on Leelah Alcorn’s death as well as must-read follow-ups from Rserven and Virally Suppressed ) ...
by laurustina
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 02:03 PM PST with 26 Recommends
The Complicated Geography of Alice has finally hit the Amazon shelves . After doing a little dance of joy and before you run off to grab a copy, I’d like say a couple of things.
by laurustina
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 06:27 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Historically, transgender people have been talked about but not listened to; written about but not read. As I prepared to publish The Complicated Geography of Alice , I became acutely aware of my ...
by laurustina
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 06:20 AM PST with 9 Recommends
This is an open letter to the transphobic group Privacy for All Students which has been working overtime to repeal California's new law protecting transgender kids in the schools: I get it. You'...
by laurustina
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 09:29 PM PST with 37 Recommends
“A father for six years, a mother for ten and for a time in between, neither, or both … a parental version of the schnoodle or the cockapoo...” Jennifer Finney Boylan's parenting credentials ...
by laurustina
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 08:17 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I'm sick of having to explain to people who should know better that “tranny” is a despicable slur. I'm tired of having to change the channel because some sitcom ran out of ideas and threw in ...
by laurustina
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 06:57 PM PDT with 54 Recommends

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