By Daniel Pinchbeck
A brand new ‘The doorways of Perception’ for the twenty first century? A visionary trip from cynicism to shamanism via a super younger US writer.
Daniel Pinchbeck used to be an primarily sane and rational individual, residing the lifetime of a worldly urbanite. yet one dissatisfied day he felt he’d exhausted the shallow aspirations of the modern scene. So he went on a quest.
And he went all of the approach: to West Africa to check Iboga, a psychedelic herb that may reason such profound perception that one dose equals two decades of psychoanalysis; to the Burning guy competition within the Nevada wilderness the place state-of-the-art expertise meets radical self-exploration; to Mexico and to the Amazon the place shamanic traditions are practised daily.
Sceptical yet curious, following within the footsteps of Aldous Huxley and Terence McKenna, Daniel Pinchbeck publications his readers on an marvelous trip world wide and during the brain. Are you courageous sufficient to droop your post-modern cynicism and holiday open the top with him?
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Trans men can perform as either drag kings or drag queens and trans women can do the same. Drag is about having fun with gender. “I am a drag king who performs a great deal and spend a fair percentage of my life impersonating a man. Jack Halberstam and Del LaGrace Volcano, is a collection of essays, interviews, and photographs. Whether or not we cross-dress or perform in drag, we may engage in genderbending or genderf*cking, where we purposefully play with gender, wearing clothes we are not supposed to wear or acting in ways that people do not expect.
Our Many Selves “They,” Portraits of a Noun (Hill Wolfe). “There is no innocence nor insignificance to the mistake of ‘she’ for ‘he’ when referring to a person who has chosen to take on a ‘wrong’ pronoun, even if it is done thoughtlessly; that thoughtlessness comes from and supports the two cardinal rules of gender: that all people must look like the gender (one out of a possible two) they are called by, and that gender is fixed and cannot be changed. ”— Dean Spade, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project 17 TRANS-MISOGYNY PRIMER Julia Serano is the author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity.
Breaking Open The Head by Daniel Pinchbeck