A Boxer Learns To Be Real

On my last trip to New York City, I was fortunate enough to be in town for the 30th Anniversary of the House of Xtravaganza.  For those of you who don't know of this iconic entity, it is a huge drag "organization" that participates in "balls" where fabulous fem queens, transexuals, and butch queens walk the runway in an attempt to achieve "realness" in several categories which include, Trans Butch Amazon Warrior as well as Butch Queen Sex Siren.  The balls started out as a voguing contest in the 80's between different...more

Come see, come saw

& that is that, is that, is that....

If you check my blisslist on a regular basis, you are most likely familiar with my preoccupation with The National. I've known about this band for about a year - my ex-boyfriend recommended them to me. I was dating someone else at the time, and ironically, The National quickly became associated with that relationship instead. "Mr. November" and "All the Wine" belong to Geoff. I'll admit, I did not spend a lot of time on the band. I ...more