Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams

At a Glance:

Melissa Williams has been a Project Contributor since August 2006, has written 9 entries and currently lives in Indianapolis, IN.


Melissa Williams is a former Bilerico - Indiana contributor.

Melissa Williams: Recently Filed

Do I Need a Woman on my Thesis Committee?

Filed by Melissa Williams | November 16, 2006 | 6:23 AM | comments

I am a queer female graduate student at IUPUI in the Occupational Therapy Department. I am writing my thesis on the Theory/Practice Gap and how it is defined in the current literature. The two people who have accepted positions on...Read More

Being Queer at a Bridal Shower

Filed by Melissa Williams | November 04, 2006 | 8:44 PM | comments

Sigh....I just got back from a bridal shower that I couldn't really get out of attending. I NEVER feel comfortable at such gendered activities, and I literally had a knot in my throat the whole time. I tried to convince...Read More

Two-Spirit Culture

Filed by Melissa Williams | October 07, 2006 | 4:35 PM | comments

Here is an interesting article about the reemergence of "Two spirit" culture in Native American communities. It seems like a field trip is in order to one of these gatherings....Read More

Intersex Issues

Filed by Melissa Williams | September 24, 2006 | 11:36 AM | comments

I didn't know how to categorize this article. I think we need a new category for Intersex/Gender Identity issues. PLEASE follow the link and read this very important article about the issues surrounding intersex children. I am fired up right...Read More

Please Adopt Me

Filed by Melissa Williams | September 19, 2006 | 9:12 AM | comments

Hi, as many of you know, I am in the process of converting to Reform Judaism. I need some willing Jews to adopt me. I have many Jewish friends in Cincinnati to spend the holidays with, but I haven't built...Read More