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Intersex Interview

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Phoebe Hart is a young Australian documentary filmmaker. She has made a documentary about her very personal story, being born intersex, her family's secrecy surrounding her condition and how she found out about it as a teenager. She talks about the implications it has had on her life and relationships. Her documentary: Orchids - My Intersex Adventure not only tells her story, but features other people living with intersex conditions. (31”²50”³)

Bike: Blowing Out Four Candles

Try this:

  1. Go to the Home page of Big Closet Top Shelf.
  2. Look at the set of links at the top.
  3. Click the link entitled 4-YrsAgo. [I've even added the link here, so you can miss out steps 1 and 2.]
  4. Scroll down, and there you'll see the first few installments of Bike.

NaNoWriMo: Any takers?

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National Novel Writing Month
November 1st—30th: Thirty days and nights of literary abandon

National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing November 1. The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30.

Further details are available on the NaNoWriMo Website.

Worthwhile journal item

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Transgender issues in the workplace: HRD’s newest challenge/opportunity
by Debra Davis (2009)

“The purpose of this article is to present insights from a transgender woman to HRD scholars and practitioners, along with all organizational members, to help them understand the myriad of considerations involved in this emergent workplace issue” (Davis, 2009, p. 110).

Bike Resources

Bike Resources
A.K.A. Your free ‘cut out and keep’ guide to the world of “Easy As Falling Off A Bike”

 
Just to keep you up to date with what's what in terms of the background resources PS and I have been working on to enhance / extend your enjoyment of the series (and act as an aide-memoire to past events), here's what we have lined up for you:

Current Resources:

Bike Archive
Bike
Episode Summaries
Bike
Location Map
Bike
And in the future?
Bike
EAFOAB Wiki
Bike
Resource Link Resource Link Resource Link   Resource Link


(More info after the break...)

Final Four

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2010 FIFA World Football Cup (played in South Africa)

The semis are now upon us. Scroll down for my take on the final four.

Right then! We're down to the last eight sides in the quarterfinals, which will be played this coming Friday/Saturday, or Saturday/Sunday depending on where you are in the world, and your time zone.

Transgender group left with few options

Newspaper item from New Zealand:

Transgender group left with few options

“An attempt to help young transgender sex workers find new jobs outside the sex industry has been hit by the axing of a Government job scheme.”

The statistics at the end of the article make sad reading when you look at the proportion of TG folk who are working in the sex industry. The population of New Zealand is presently about 4.37 million persons.

Positions Severed

Software for writing

I'm wondering if I can conduct some sort of straw poll here.

The question is:
Do you use any special computer programs to help you when writing?

I'm not talking about word processors!

It seems that there is a variety of 'other' software (besides word processors) which some authors use as part of their writing process. For example:

Bike Episode Summaries - Update!

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(Me) I thought it was about time to give you lot a progress update on the Bike episode summaries. Remember the last time I posted, I'd done episodes one to 103, plus 900 to wherever we'd got to by then. A lot can happen in a few weeks, and the number of episodes covered has grown to over 600. There's also a cast list and a title page.

Easy As Falling Off A Bike—Off-Site Archive

Easy As Falling Off A Bike
by Angharad

This magnum opus has been archived in 50-part collections which can be found at TGLibrary.

The archive now contains all parts up to 1,450.

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