City on a Hill

Sadly, what I am overlooking from my hill is not nearly as poetic as the original city on a hill concept, but instead a massive floodplain.  Fortunately, the Iowa River crested earlier and lower than expected.  I am perfectly safe, and not as stuck as I thought I was.  But, since one of my close friends is visiting me for a while, I’ve been a little off the map in the blogosphere.  Expect a “normal” post in a few days, but please stick around!  I’ve enjoyed seeing comments from so many new people recently.

Things I’m interested in reading/learning more about at the moment:

1) Agriculture/World Hunger/a book called The End of Food

2) Comedy/humour.  Laughter is good for me.

3) Fantasy books, especially urban fantasy

4) Books about different gender systems, especially in cultures around the world

5) Lesbian fiction


About Avory

Avory Faucette is a queer feminist activist, writer, and public speaker. Zie graduated from the University of Iowa with a JD in 2009, focusing on international human rights and gender/sexuality issues in the law. Hir current work focuses on queer identity, policy, and marginalized identities under the queer umbrella. As a genderqueer person, zie comments frequently on non-binary identity, transgender and genderqueer issues, and media coverage of these populations. Zie also speaks at colleges, universities, and events on transgender and queer issues and conducts trainings on related topics.

Posted on June 16, 2008, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Glad to hear you’re doing ok. Eager to hear what you’re musing about.

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