“Madonna Was My Sex-Ed Teacher”: A Conversation with R/B Mertz

AUGUST 25, 2022 NOTHING WARMS THE HEART of my inner child more than reading accounts like R/B Mertz’s memoir Burning Butch, which highlights a queer childhood. Mertz grew up homeschooled in a cultlike Catholic atmosphere while I grew up a reformed Jew, but despite these differences, we both carried a feeling of otherness that made … Read more