Helene cixous + coming to writing and other essays

The front of the . Weldon Library 's Pride Library at the University of Western Ontario is decorated with a beautiful stained-glass window. The window, designed and constructed by London, Ontario artist Lynette Richards , consists of the Pride Library logo amid a list of some of history's most influential homo-, bi-, and trans-sexual authors. The Pride Library logo contains a series of shelved books, coloured with the spectrum of the rainbow, supported by the logo of the now disbanded HALO ( Homophile Association of London Ontario ), which has made significant contributions to the Pride Library.

But here’s the thing: I would have worn that coat, which had already felt a natural part of me, all the time. I would have worn it everywhere but food coops, and PETA demonstrations, (not that I’ve ever seen one). I would have checked my oil while wearing it; put gas in the car…the only thing I would have done to baby it was not wear it I heavy rain. I’d already imagined being buried in it; an elegant ‘leaving’. Given that I would have shortened its life through my “normal” use of the coat, paying more than $400, (which would have been $500 total), would have been absurd, even if I’d had the money. I would have worn it with my pseudo-‘converse’ sneakers. And so it goes…

Helene cixous + coming to writing and other essays

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