‘She made music jump into 3D’: Wendy Carlos, the reclusive synth genius | Music | The Guardian

‘She made music jump into 3D’: Wendy Carlos, the reclusive synth genius | Music | The Guardian:

She went platinum by plugging Bach into 20th-century machines, and was soon working with Stanley Kubrick. But prejudice around her gender transition pushed Wendy Carlos out of sight.

11 Works of Trans-Positive Science Fiction & Fantasy – The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog

11 Works of Trans-Positive Science Fiction & Fantasy – The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog:

Science Fiction and fantasy have explored with different ideas of gender for decades, but in the last few years, we’ve finally begun to see an increased number of works in which transgender characters (very often created by writers who are themselves queer) have taken on leading roles in some genuinely great books. They aren’t there to serve as metaphors or walking thought experiments, but fully realized people, with agency.

We Can Thank These Breathtaking Photos for the Creation of the National Parks | Mother Jones

We Can Thank These Breathtaking Photos for the Creation of the National Parks | Mother Jones:

“With the national parks’ much-touted 100th anniversary winding down, we’ve seen a number of books, documentaries, articles, and even hands-on, parkwide science events, all celebrating the National Park Service. 

Mummy, what does cisgender mean? – Macleans.ca

Mummy, what does cisgender mean? – Macleans.ca:

“Silverberg is posing big questions at a crucial time. In the age of Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce) and Orange is The New Black’s trans star, Laverne Cox, trans awareness is slowly filtering down to younger ages; Stealth, the story of a 12-year-old transgender girl, screened this year at the TIFF Kids Film Festival. This week TLC launched I Am Jazz, a show starring 14-year-old transgender activist and author Jazz Jennings.”

(Via. Macleans)