Advent Calendar Day #9: Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich is one of my favorite contemporary poets, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t include at least one poet in this list. She’s brilliant, and it doesn’t hurt that she’s queer to boot.

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 December 10, 2009, in pop culture and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. hey judith! i was just stopping by. i really enjoy this advent calendar and your awesome new picture.

    • Leila! I’m glad you like it. Heh, you’ll notice that a bunch of days magically appear at once backdated to the proper dates b/c I went home for a vacation and didn’t have my computer 😉 Make it to Europe yet?

  2. Stopping by for the first time. I also enjoyed your advent calendar.


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