Just read this afternoon with great interest: “The four-Hebrew-letter name of God, which scholars refer to as the Tetragrammaton, YHWH, was probably not pronounced “Jehovah” or “Yahweh,” as some have guessed. The Israelite priests would have read the letters in reverse as Hu/Hi — in other words, the hidden name of God was Hebrew for… Continue reading YHWH as HWHY – A Bi-gendered Deity for Jews, Christians and Muslims?
Some of the informal outfits and fashion sets that Ariel never posted, but liked and wanted to post and/or buy – or had already bought. I post them now for her, here and on her page on Polyvore – Li Fontrodona Wear it at school -the flats and the shorts, the earrings and bracelets…-; do… Continue reading Ari’s Fashion (II) – Transgender & Queer Pride
These two pairs of legs and feet wearing platform pumps in front of a brick wall –I was going to write ‘stonewall’… – belong to a teen t-girl and a non-binary young adult, both with masculine assigned sex, who considered themselves (and actually were) a normal girl and a normal agender person; who were treated by others… Continue reading … But just a normal couple of youngsters
After trying to call your attention, two days ago, to an article in The New York Times about politics and human rights in my native country -Catalonia-, I feel now the urge to publish this short note about National Geographic‘s latest special issue: GENDER REVOLUTION.
Certainly I do not want to convert this blog of mine into a kind of social network wall; but these two instances seem justified to me. Even more this present one, which I am posting in the first place for my late sister’s sake (who was a transgender kid and teen herself, decades ago, in much less favourable times for all of them, wherever they lived). I do it also in my name, since I have my own, different, gender issues (I am non-binary, agender and queer, and in an earlier epoch of my life, androgynous or bi-gender and fluid… Oh, yes, all of…
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Le Rjatáki Phakali – La Fada de la Nit – The Nightly Fairy ? At noon, in the forest, near a river-bank, a Rromani girl says: ‘White birch tree, stand behind me – So I feel myself protected.’ The birch is there; the bigger among many. The girl puts her…
By Li Fontrodona Six tulips (I guess they are tulips): one for each of the six persons who have commented at least once here, on my late sis’s blog, during its ten months of existence, while she was here to look and count. She felt a bit disappointed for her scarce online success in spite… Continue reading For my little firefly’s sake: many thanks and some tulips to her true friends!
Call me Ari or Ariel. I am Catalan, born in Malgrat, Principat de Catalunya, but my dad was also a Rrom, so I have 50% of gypsy blood (and this is an important half). I have to be thankful to my parents for having chosen Ariel as my first name, because in many places it… Continue reading About me – An introduction, some intimate memories and a great love poem