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this winter i wrote a zine about my dad. it's about family & life & vision & politics & south africa & coming out as trans to dead people. i just made more copies. this is your chance to speak up if you want one, whether this is the first you've heard of it, or you asked before & i never sent one.



you can also order it from [livejournal.com profile] ciaraxyerra's distro, learning to leave a paper trail. here's the description ciara wrote for it on there:

"this zine is the evolution of timothy's fun-a-day project... everyday for a month, timothy wrote about his father, who died in early 2003. much of what timothy wrote, he kept for himself, but some of it was edited & compiled into this zine--a sort of meandering through timothy's childhood & relationship with his father, with stories about the political activity his father participated in while living in south africa, stories about visiting him in the hospital while he was sick, letters to his father explaining timothy's transition to being a boy, journal pieces about grief & missing his father, trying to remember the small details that fade away over time, stories about learning to talk about the loss & the relationship with friends. this is really a must-read zine for anyone who has ever coped with a death, especially the death of a parent. even though timothy's relationship with his father is unique to their own interpersonal dynamic, a lot of broader ideas in here about loss & memory resonated a lot with me & my own experience of my father dying. the focus here is on the text & the stories that timothy chooses to share. the only picture is a map of south africa. in some ways, it's a hard zine to read, because it is hard to read about death. but it's also really empowering to see someone's document of their memories, their struggle to retain a relationship with someone who is gone."

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Date: 2007-08-17 06:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] runlaura.livejournal.com
i would love a copy of this. what kind of trade could we do?

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Date: 2007-08-17 07:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] qianian.livejournal.com
Sign me up. And call me.

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Date: 2007-08-17 07:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cold-in-august.livejournal.com
please & thanks.

ami redmond
614 barbara ave
clinton, ny 13323

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Date: 2007-08-17 07:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] youreneverhome.livejournal.com
i'd love a copy. i'd be happy to send you some music or something else...i dunno, i'm open to suggestions. sadly i don't write much or make zines.

and i love you posting long posts on my lj. you're so very exciting and i think we have lots to talk about, you know. philly...i'm coming one day soon, maybe late fall...? i hope so.

i've gotta get off the internet and do stuff in the world around me for a bit.

xoxo
nora

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Date: 2007-08-18 12:53 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wildrrrumpus.livejournal.com
hello it's smax/sara, formerly of philly and now of the mountains in SE Ohio. we are friendster friends & now i see you are here. mind if i LJ friend you?

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Date: 2007-08-18 01:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] youreneverhome.livejournal.com
definitely! xo n.

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Date: 2007-08-17 08:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sharikins.livejournal.com
i am really looking forward to it.

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Date: 2007-08-17 08:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] a-comet-by-far.livejournal.com
yes, please. is there somewhere to paypal monies or whatnot?
i'd love to read it.

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Date: 2007-08-17 08:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] a-comet-by-far.livejournal.com
ps 612 hillsborough st #18 chapel hill nc 27514

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Date: 2007-08-17 10:22 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] syndetic.livejournal.com
What can I trade you for it?

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Date: 2007-08-17 11:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] misstressmarie.livejournal.com
i'd really like one please! i know i emailed you my address before, but i never received the zine. let me know if you need it again though, and/or if you want some sort of trade or stamps or something.

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Date: 2007-08-31 06:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] misstressmarie.livejournal.com
ok, so i can't seem to reply directly to your comment as it seems to have been deleted BUT: i would love to send you a trade and maybe some $$ for stamps (since yeah i don't have the kind of stamps you would need to be able to send something across the border). i need your address though. can you email it to me at dramatique at gmail dot com? please and thank you!

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Date: 2007-08-18 12:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wildrrrumpus.livejournal.com
i would love a copy - i really was impressed with it a the fun-a-day show.

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Date: 2007-08-27 07:18 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] heavyleg.livejournal.com
i would love to send you one. i have your address! yay.

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Date: 2007-08-18 12:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] modsvsrockers.livejournal.com
i would like to read this.

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Date: 2007-08-18 06:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dolliemcfee.livejournal.com
hey tim, i got your facebook message the other day and i'm sorry i didn't respond sooner, but i've been working at haagen dazs which is a lot scarier and demanding than i imagined it to be! (my arms hurt so much!) but even though i've been really busy i meant to thank you for following up on my request and yes, i'd love for you to send me a copy. i'm gonna go ahead and give you my address at school. i won't be there till the 31st, but i'd rather get it there than have it get lost in all the crap that gets sent to my house everyday.
bryn mawr college
101 north merion avenue
box c-179
bryn mawr, pa 19010

thanks again. i hope you're doing well and if i remember correctly you're a cancer, so i hope you had a great birthday this summer!
xox, grace

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Date: 2007-08-21 01:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eatatthey.livejournal.com
i wanted one
1135 federal st apt. a
phila pa 19147
or we could hang out and i could get it in person.

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Date: 2007-08-27 07:44 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] runlaura.livejournal.com
i accidentally deleted your reply to me, and i forget if it had your address in it but i'm pretty sure it did.

also, yeah, i'm sorry i didn't get to see you and pascal a week or two weeks ago. i had crazy family stuff going on and couldn't hang out. next time, i hope.