28 Mar 2008

Anti-Emo Riots Break Out Across Mexico

Yeah.  I thought the head line was funny at first too.  It wasn’t until I actually read the article at Wired that I actually said “wow, how fucked up”.   Riot police have taken to the streets of several cities in Mexico to … defend emo kids? A series of

19 Jan 2008

SSM Advocates are the “enemy within”

It’s funny.  It’s really sad at the same time, but it’s really funny.  The fine folks at Fallacy Findings are sure to pick up on this one, so tune in for Jane Know’s version of the WTF?   Via Opine: The article’s author is David French, a soldier in America’s

30 Dec 2007

Petey on Hate Crimes In Illinois

So.  I've been gone for a while.  If you're at all curious, Official Dan L Girlfriend and I served up the little girl known as Official Dan L Daughter, born November 20, 2007 at a respectable 7 pounds, 9 ounces.   First name Katharina, middle name Irene – middle name was

26 Oct 2007

Racist Or Not?

Comments? http://www.northerns… New bar dress codes target minorities   By RYAN STRONG     Recently, a couple of DeKalb bars have opted to enforce a dress code, making some students, including myself, speculate whether or not there is a deeper motive to erase minorities from the local nightlife. The dress

16 Apr 2007

Porno Petey On The Radio Tommorow

I’m not going to be handy enough to monitor or otherwise call in, but either Porno Pete, J Matt Barber – or one of the other whack jobs will be on WLS AM 890’s Don Wade and Roma show between 5am CST and 9am CST.  Don Wade and Roma –

25 Mar 2007

Random Question on language.

In writing my last post I was going to back up how racial bigotry and homo bigotry kind of match .  I came across this problem.  A.  Joe is black.  (doesn’t sound racist) B.  Joe is a black.  (smells somewhat racist) C.  Kyle is gay.  (not homobigot) D.  Kyle is

25 Mar 2007

Naperville Student Sues For Right To Homobigotry

I realized that I may have not made this clear:  I’m making a comparison to how anti-gay hate speech sounds to how racist anti-ethnic hate speech sounds.  I like to contextualize things and draw comparisons when it comes to the various forms of bigotry.  It helps to sort things out

14 Mar 2007

Hillary, Obama both on the run from the big bad issue of “gay”.

When asked about General Pace’s comments:  Obama Newsday caught Obama as he was leaving the firefighters convention and asked him three times if he thought homsexuality is immoral. Answer 1: “I think traditionally the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman has restricted his public comments to military matters. That’s probably a

09 Mar 2007

I’m confused…..

Since I really can’t call myself a member of the LGBT community, there are occasions when I detect some animosity between the different groups and I have to ask what it’s all about.  Most notably the willingness of a sliver of LGB and allies to toss around the word “trans”