…of a window garden full of gigantic insects, including a fat black millipede, a centipede covered in mucus, and a bunch of red caterpillars. A big yellow crab took up most of the space: there were more arthropods than plants.
Later, I sat on a panel of gay scientists to discuss this garden crab, but he audience challenged our supposed lack of knowledge of gay culture. One audience member asked me if even knew what being gay meant. I took a deep breath and said, “Gurr…”