Day: September 29, 2006

But Your Honor, He Was Gay!

(This post is about hate murders, and therefore could be triggering.) From Pandagon, the Governator signs legislation prohibiting the Gay Panic defense, in the name of a woman whose murderers defended themselves via the Trans Panic defense: The Gwen Araujo…

Volunteers?

Jessica Valenti of feministing is writing an article for the Guardian UK about bois, and would like willing interviewees: I’m looking to interview folks who identify as bois, who have dated a boi—or even someone who you think is fab…

Your Tourism Will Not Protect You

Apparently, they’re making a movie out of The Last King of Scotland. I love Giles Foden, and hope he writes another book soon. I’m not sure what the adaptation will look like–cinematic treatments of atrocity are frequently underwhelming, and directors…

It Can’t Happen Here

Like hell it can’t. Scott Glenn Greenwald Amanda Shakes’ Sis Bitch, Ph.D. Coturnix Tristero Tristero again Chris Clarke And people ask me why I want to move to Canada.