Greetings, Avocadoans! Welcome to the weekly discussion of LGBTQQIA+ issues!
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All are welcome! However, please be respectful that this discussion is specifically about issues and topics related to lesbian, gay, bi- or pansexual, trans, queer, questioning, demi- or asexual, intersex, non-binary, genderfluid, or any other sexual or gender minority, so please do not stray off-topic.
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The person of the day is Lissette Espinoza-Garnica, the first nonbinary person in the Bay Area elected to city council.
In the news:
–Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spews transphobic bullshit. Again
Project of the day is going to be a twofer. First, Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi. The second is Twelve Nudes by Ezra Furman.
For topic of the day: Thanksgiving is coming up in the US. Will you be spending it with family? Do you want to spend it with them?