Miriam Suzanne | Art & Code

Denver Quarterly: Adaptation

This month’s Denver Quarterly features side-by-side excerpts from my novel, Riding SideSaddle*, and the Buntport play 10 Myths on the Proper Application of Beauty Products which was based on it.

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Justice [Under Construction]

I'm still reeling from this year of insults, a traumatizing campaign turned traumatic election. I'm not sad about a contest lost, but what those results mean for real people around me. 2016 is over, but 2017 is going to be even harder.

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Some Clarifications on Trans Language

There's a lot of language that gets thrown around, but much of it comes loaded with over-simplified baggage and misconceptions. Here are a few that have been on my mind, from gender identity to biological sex, transition, passing, and visibility.

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2016 True West Award

Suzanne wanted to tell a story that assumed queerness from start to finish, while giving the characters free reign over their identities.

— John Moore, 2016 True West Award
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Some Kind of Resistance Tour, 2017

It's been a month since our country pseudo-elected a bigoted blow-hard for president. I'm heading to DC to protest his inauguration in January, visit friends, and go on a mixed-media resistance tour...

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CSS Tricks: Loops in CSS Preprocessors

A look at what loops can do, and how to use them in the major CSS preprocessors: Sass, Less, and Stylus. Each language provides a unique syntax, but they all get the job done.

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Versioning Show [Episode 8]

I joined Tim Evko and M. David Green for the new SitePoint podcast — The Versioning Show to talk about Sass, web toolkits, finding your voice, and writing what you learn.

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Estrogentrification: Jordan Wieleba

I look in the mirror and see a person looking back at me every day, a person I didn’t necessarily think I’d ever see. I like that person. I genuinely like that person. I like the way she holds herself. I like the confidence you can see behind her muted green eyes. She has seen me at my worst and she has seen me at my best. She is a person that makes me happy and I am so thrilled I get to spend the rest of my life with her. I wish everyone could look into that mirror.

— Jordan Wieleba, The Happiest Place on Earth

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SitePoint: Live Q&A on Toolkits

I did a live Q&A at SitePoint talking about:

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Miriam: A How-To Guide

There are some questions that come up again and again if you are trans. A few of those questions are terrible, but most of them are well-intentioned. I'm lucky to have a supportive community around me, so I thought I'd write down my most common answers to help ease your stress about getting it right, and ease my stress about answering the same questions over and over.

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