The Reason for the Season

This week is Christ Mass, the celebration of Jesus’s birth and thus the coming redemption of the world — the victory of God over Satan. Traditionally, it was associated with the winter solstice, which the Julian calendar incorrectly placed on December 25th. (The actual solstice took place a couple days ago.) For those who may not know, a solstice is a point at which the Earth is maximally tilted relative … Continue reading The Reason for the Season

Interview with a Transgendered Goddess

For this month’s Serum, I interviewed my friend Mia about what it’s like being transgendered in a bi-modal world. Can you tell me a little about yourself, such as where you’re from, where you’re living now, your age, or anything else you’d be comfortable sharing? I think it helps if folks have a little background. I’m 40 as of this year. I’m New Yorican, Puerto … Continue reading Interview with a Transgendered Goddess