OH MAN. Topside Press just announced this morning that they’re publishing Nevada, a novel that I wrote, and now there are lots and lots of people coming to look at this blog. But I haven’t touched it in a long time! I hadn’t realized that the press release was going up today, or else maybe […]
I haven’t posted anything here in goddam forever because not only have I been in it to win it with five and eight hundred page books for school, but I’ve been too panicked about unemployment and money to really be able to do anything except sit around panicking. And play Grand Theft Auto III on […]
Okay, never mind. Ugh. I am like five pages away from the end of this book, where Brown is discussing the future of feminist therapy, and she’s fucked everything up by writing explicitly about trans people. I mean, I should have seen this coming early on in the book when she used the phrase “biologically […]
Although in psychotherapy the individual is tasked with solving the problems arising from her or his exposure to this toxic emotional, psychosocial and spiritual environment, the feminist therapist is always tasked with communicating the power of that patriarchal context and its roles as the ultimate distal course of the client’s problems. This externalizing of the […]
Feminist therapy asserts that there is no such thing as a neutral or objective psychotherapist, noting that so-called objectivity is what the person with the most power calls her or his own subjectivity. I will try not to quote every single thing in this book, but it is hard not to.