It was a nice, boring day, which means I don’t have much to talk about. Happily, other people do. Open Relationships: What the World Already Has is a very good post over at Huffington by Jenny Block. I hope to read more from her. I definitely intend to get a copy of her book, Open: Love, […]
Somebody help me, please! I’m awash in a sea of stupidity. My humanities classmates are full of ideas like: “it isn’t really that big of a deal unless you have something to hide”—“it” being government surveillance. “…they won’t target you or really care about what you are doing unless you are doing something wrong”—tell that to […]
Yeah, I hear there’s a real problem with queer street gangs these days, tagging everything in sight with those damned rainbows. ACLU sues Florida school for barring Pride gear Administrators at Ponce de Leon High School stated that students’ wearing rainbow stickers could mean that they are members of an illegal organization.… An unidentified student was […]
I know that I read Red Family, Blue Family: Making sense of the values issue by Doug Muder several years ago. I clearly remember posting a link to it in Suzette Haden Elgin’s blog and having her pick it up and pass it on enthusiastically. A friend posted a link to it again this week, […]
I managed to avoid the crime news, which is always horrific. Okay, I mostly avoided it. The three boys under 10 who are being charged with kidnapping and rape is getting to me. That poor little girl! Transgender candidate misled voters, suit alleges Actually, these guys seem to be suing everybody but the dogcatcher down there […]
A 17-year-old running back assaults a high school teacher for doing her job. He tosses her around and breaks her finger. Who would you worry about? The attacker, or the victim?
Actually, they don’t want to know how you feel. They want a very carefully selected group of people to answer their loaded questions as desired, so they can claim, as usual, that they did research that showed that “everybody” hates queers. They ask: Should corporations be promoting homosexuality? Several corporations are now supporting the homosexual […]
Ok—if heterosexual marriage is so sacred because it takes a man and a woman to procreate, those het couples had best be proving that’s why they’re married, right? Or at least, that’s the logic behind a ballot measure proposed in Washington state. Proponents of same-sex marriage have introduced a ballot measure that would require heterosexual couples to […]