Grace Lavery

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I am a writer and academic living in Berkeley, California. I'm trans af and I enjoy fancy smells. 


Cover Photo: Scene from 'Clueless'/Paramount Pictures
The Menacing, Exuberant Cluelessness of ‘Clueless’

I am not the first viewer of this movie to see it as essentially apocalyptic.

Jul 10, 2019
Cover Photo: Scene from 'Mars Attacks!'/Tim Burton Productions, Warner Bros.
Women Are from Mars Attacks!

The world of this movie is a world in which transness is not the exception but the rule.

Jun 11, 2019
Cover Photo: Scene from ‘Notting Hill’/PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films
Watching ‘Notting Hill’ and Wanting to Be Julia

I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to overlook certain aspects of her appearance.

May 07, 2019