i love lists. here are some of my favorite things:
giggling, painting, collage-making, riding in trains, listening to free music in nyc parks, laying on the beach, running, hiking, backpacking, memorizing the nyc subway map, going to shows with lauren in chicago, dressing like a frat boy, watching l-word marathons with v, belting out country music with the windows down on road trips through the south with ana, gossiping, dismantling oppression trainings, movie nights with the durham4, dancing, art museums, exhibit openings, multi-issue organizing, wine & cheese, reading in my hammock, documentary filmmaking, queers bashing back, direct action, www.queeringdiabetes.org, taking radical walking tours of new york city
Queer diabetic for universal healthcare's Blog
Posted on October 24, 2007 at 9:00am
so, im getting kinda nervous because I am supposed to be facilitating a workshop tomorrow about the intersections of homophobia & ableism. I am really excited to have the opportunity to speak specifically about the connections (and to extend it to dealing with chronic illness), but im worried that 1) folks arent going to get it 2) its going to be boring and 3) no one is going to come.
since you all are such *experts* in dealing with these connections, i'd… Continue
Posted on August 25, 2007 at 1:06pm
has anyone here ever heard of Burning Man? That’s where Vanessa & I are headed this week—an all out hippie artist fest in the middle of nowhere. check it out here: www.burningman.com
are there any 'burners' in the group? if so, do you have any advice for surviving a week in the sweltering desert with diabetes and without access to anything that you didnt bring on your back? just… Continue
Posted on August 15, 2007 at 8:24pm
if you're here and you're queer and you're diAbEtic, then check out the Queer Diabetics group. its about to get hot in there, so stop by and check out the discussion and organizing that's starting up. or better yet, help us make it happen!
towards a world free of discrimination & isms, and of course, healthcare for all,
Posted on June 27, 2007 at 1:30pm
my name is lyndsey and im really excited to be a part of this site. i usually identify as a radical cyborg sick-o queer (i.e. i have a left-of-progressive political analysis, i wear an insulin pump, i have type one diabetes, and i like grrls), but don't be scared off--im super nice and bubbly too.
i just moved to brooklyn from north carolina about 9 months ago and i feel like im still making the transition sometimes. i really like to move around, but definitely… Continue