Monthly Archives: October 2014

One Dad Two Dads Brown Dad Blue Dads

Valentine, Johnny (Author) and Sarecky, Melody (Illustrator). (1994). One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads. Boston: Alyson Wonderland. In this quirky picture book, two children compare notes about their dads. Lou has two blue dads, who play piano and … Continue reading

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Pronouns and Gender

Originally posted at Catching Wine. Third person pronouns are how we refer to someone who isn’t you or me. In English, third person pronouns are a remnant of the grammatical gender of Old English. Many modern languages use grammatical gender … Continue reading

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Transparent

Soloway, Jill (Creator and Director). (2014). Transparent [Television series]. Los Angeles: Amazon Studios. Transparent debuted on September 26, 2014 on Amazon Prime and I quickly marathoned the 10 episodes. The show follows Maura, played by Jeffrey Tambor, who is coming … Continue reading

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Fun Home

Bechdel, Alison. (2006). Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. In this stunning graphic novel memoir, Alison Bechdel (of Dykes to Watch Out For fame) recounts memories of her relationship with her father, from early childhood to his … Continue reading

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