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A (K)night of a Thousand Butches by Jack Halberstam

TV giveth and TV taketh away. Over the course of a few memorable evenings of television viewing recently, millions watched as Arya (Maisie Williams) and Brienne of Tarth (Gwendolin Christie) on the final season of Game of Thrones, lost their virginity to men.  Meanwhile over on Gentleman Jack, an aristocratic female-bodied lord (played by Suranne […]

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Winter in America by Jack Halberstam

“And now it’s winter Winter in America And all of the healers done been killed or sent away Yeah, and the people know, people know It’s winter Winter in America And ain’t nobody fighting Cause nobody knows what to save.” Gil Scott Heron, “Winter in America” 1974   “Winter is Coming.” Game of Thrones, 2011 […]