17 Sep 2008

Get ready for insipid pulpitry.

Ike – aptly named if one knows  the history of the Turners – did a hell of a lot of damage. I don’t know how the Jesus crowd feels about what keeps happening to Galveston (it gets hit pretty regularly, and last I heard, it’s not a gay mecca), but

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15 Aug 2008

Whose Fault?

Larry King, fifteen, was shot quite dead at school last year by a classmate who didn’t like to face the reality that King was gay. Rather than put the blame where it belongs – on his murderer – King’s parents are suing his school because administrators “permitted” him to show

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31 Jul 2008

More Christian Family Values

The godtards are fond of claiming that nonheterosexuals adopting children is bad for the kids. As bad as this, I wonder? An evangelical preacher killed his wife several years ago and stuffed her body in a freezer after she caught him abusing their daughter, according to police and court documents.

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30 Jul 2008

If you Must Have an Official Religion

…it should probably be Buddhism. In the face of right-wing fungelical squeaking about transgendered individuals and the bathrooms they should or should not be permitted to use, a school in Thailand has actually built a separate WC for its transgendered students. What I sit in awe of is not the

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29 Jul 2008

Yep.

This about sums it up. Lovestory and tragedy in seven minutes. Vidrar Vel Til Loftarasa, by Sigur Ross.

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03 Jul 2008

Slouching Toward Bethlehem

Much hay in the liberalosphere has been made in the last few days over Barack Obama’s apparent willingness to forward the Bush administration’s “faith-based” charity program. There are distinct tones of outrage and betrayal, and while I most certainly agree that the Fed putting money into any religious charity is

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13 Nov 2007

Jeez, is This Surprising?

Study: Black pessimism worst since 1980s Via MSNBC. Growing numbers of blacks say they’re worse off than five years ago and don’t expect their lives to improve, a study released Tuesday shows. Could this have anything to do, one wonders, with the rise in White “Supremacy” movements over the last

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02 Nov 2007

Thaer

A repost from my place. ==== To the market, I say to you, only to the market. There we will buy only the things we need, and then we will return home. And, knowing your eyes, I know the lie in my remonstrance; for I have never been able to

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01 Sep 2007

Diary of Adoption 3: Dear Yoshi…

This is another crosspost from my dive. As a pre-adoptive candidate parent, I was encouraged to write a letter to my (still unknown) prospective child. The idea behind this is obvious: I must delineate, as best I can, why I want to be a father; while superficially the letter might

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31 Aug 2007

Cthulhu Ftaghn

Does being a bit of a cinema queen count this as a legit post? Hope so. It’s a movie review I did on my site. No GLBT content, but hopefully arty enough that it’ll appeal to “our” fringe. If it helps any, there are persistent rumors that Lovecraft was gay.

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