Sunday, September 21, 2008
Mini-Interview: Ely Shipley
Before the very slow process of my physical/medical change could happen, the only way to manifest my sense of myself externally was through language. Quite literally and at the most basic level, this began with asking people to use male pronouns rather than female ones. And yet, language that we use in common speech is limited; these little words, "he" or "she," trap us into one of two categories.