Sad Brown Girl

Jules Gill-Peterson
some trans girl lyrics
Created 26 Jan 2021
  • The Wachowski Effect
    09 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 9 2
    Syd Gill joins your resident Sad Brown Girl as her biological trans sister to talk kinship, birth order, transitioning during COVID, being a zellenial, and butch trans girls on TikTok. Follow Syd on T...
  • Vomit! At the Archive
    03 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 10 0
    Angela Douglas, undated; via Zagria’s A Gender Variance Who’s Who A few years ago I attempted to gracefully leave the reading room at the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives in Los Angeles in the mi...
  • Our Weimar, Our Selves
    20 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 11 1
    Greta Overbeck is confronted by her Nazi boyfriend in Babylon Berlin At the end of the second season of the German noir series Babylon Berlin, a fifteen-episode arc unfurling an opaque communist plot ...
  • Dissociation as Trans Method II
    05 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 13 0
    One morning as I saunter into the bathroom at my boyfriend’s to shower, I linger on my breasts in the mirror. Full in a new way lately, rounded and, I clumsily imagine, ready to be what they are, I ca...
  • Gay For History
    21 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 8 2
    I was lucky to join Max Fox and Jules Gleeson at Haymarket Books for ‘Gay For History,’ a fab conversation stemming from the crossroads of our books, thinking, and the experience of desiring and produ...
  • The Postcolonial Revenge Plot
    16 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 16 1
    British Army Company Artist, Golden Temple at Amritsar, 1865. Via the National Army Museum, London. THE POSTCOLONIAL CONDITION can sometimes feel like the astounding letdown of having willfully become...
  • Daniel Lavery reunites with Jules Gill-Peterson in: The Case of the Barely-There HRT
    08 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 14 0
    You know and love Daniel Lavery over at The Chatner, but also for his fabulous books, referenced below. This is Part II of a chat we had about the great Hormone War of this week online. Read Part I he...
  • Trans Darwin; or, Supernormal Biology
    02 Jul 2021 • 9 min read • 6 0
    Pigeons, c. 1870 Do you even have biological sex, bro? So asked the pigeon to Charles Darwin in 1862, I’d like to think. There is no shortage of armchair sophists who leap at the chance to brag about ...
  • A Microdose of Liberation
    26 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 7 0
    Herman van Swanevelt, Salamacis and Hermaphroditus, c. 1635-1641. Sometimes you have to microdose to adjust to the sheer potency of a would-be remedy because tripping on the first try makes your body ...
  • They’ll Try to Kill Your Body Because They Don’t Know You Have a Soul
    09 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 9 0
    imagine a better you in heaven. already. imagine being an angel could also mean being trapped, like prisoners to the gods. —jayy dodd, The Black Condition, Ft. Narcissus The author as a child Star Ahm...
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