Day: September 25, 2006

Self-Image

Srl pointed me to this NYT magazine article about “corrective” surgery performed on intersex children. srl introduced it as “not directly relevant” to the question of fear and hatred of, as az put it, “people whose physical bodies trouble their…

Jesus Camp: A Review

As promised, I saw Jesus Camp yesterday, and now I have thoughts. I’ll warn you beforehand, though, that I’ll probably get into details about particular scenes, and if you feel like that will spoil the movie for you, then stop…

Legal News

A federal judge in Brooklyn has granted class action status to a suit against cigarette manufacturers accusing the tobacco companies of a cynically and falsely marketing “light” cigarettes as a lower-risk alternative to full-bore cigarettes, all the while knowing that…