Year Zero

Wesley Yang
An ongoing inquiry into the ideological fever that overtook the governing and chattering classes of America during the Trump years
Created 24 Jun 2020

The Queer Normative Future Is Already Here

23 Nov 2022 45 13
Toddler with teddy bear in bondage gear, Balenciaga ad. What follows is the second part of a multi-part series of memoirs about the sexual constitution as premises and motives drawn from Queer Theory ...

The High Cost of Gender Apostasy

21 Nov 2022 34 10
A family court stripped Jeannette Cooper of custody and visitation rights to her trans-identifying daughter in 2019. In order to restore her access, Cooper must affirm her daughter’s transgender ident...

"Every forward step in my transition at first brought elation, but it was ephemeral. As the joy faded, I was encouraged to take the next step. I was not only a cash cow, I was a willing disciple."

14 Nov 2022 61 12
Scott Newgent is a 47-year old woman who underwent a series of surgeries at the age of 42. She is the author of the following striking passage from a Newsweek article published in 2021: “I am a 48-yea...

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