Since the end of August the entire inventory has been discounted by 50%. Because of what it meant to the radical communities of Madison, and because the two of us were directly involved for a period, we offer some thoughts on the end of Rainbow.
For generations radical bookstores served a valuable purpose.
For most marriages I am aware of, transition is the end of sex. Some choose celibacy, others open the marriage up, others choose a version of polyamory.
This lack of intimacy is usually a source of friction, and contributes to the sense of loss felt by both partners.
Rejected by her family after coming out as trans, Angelica Ross left home and taught herself photo-editing and web design skills to start her own consulting business.
When she felt restricted by the resources the nonprofit world gave to the trans community, she created Trans Tech Social Enterprises, the first trans-led nonprofit job-training organization.
Almost everyone interviewed about the topic was younger and lives in large metropolitan areas with significant queer communities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago).
The reality of trying to date while transgender is far more difficult and complicated, however. The episode quotes a statistic that only 7% of marriages survive transition.
At the same time, I felt like I was failing my family. I dreamed of going to Julliard to study music and acting. I also had short, curly blonde hair as a black But I celebrated my 18th birthday in basic training. I found housing in a rough neighborhood and my car was burned, so I had no way to get to work.The space served the activist community and set the stage for chance encounters among like minded individuals.As an excellent case of radical efficiency, retailing underwrote a multiple use space.Even before the Supreme Court established a constitutional right to same-sex marriage last summer, in , LGBT activists were voicing concern that that victory could slow their progress fighting discrimination in other realms.In the seven months since, there’s been ample reason to justify that worry.