Day: November 26, 2008

A Boy’s Life

This article in the Atlantic about transgender children is really interesting, but for all the (often legitimate) worry about how to handle kids with “gender identity disorder,” I can’t help but think that we’d all be better off if our…

Florida Adoption Ban Deemed Unconstitutional

Great news!  A 30-year-old ban on adoption by gay individuals and couples has been struck down by a Florida circuit court and ruled unconstitutional. A Miami-Dade circuit judge Tuesday declared Florida’s 30-year-old ban on gay adoption unconstitutional, allowing a North…

People who deserve a special place in Hell

I know Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we’ll all be getting extra-thankful, but today I’d like to list a few people who I’m not thankful for. AIDS denialists. The South African government could have prevented the deaths of 365,000 people, but…

GoodShop

The day after tomorrow is Black Friday, the “official” retail kickoff of Xmas shopping in the U.S.  I bet a bunch of you have started shopping already.  Well, a few days ago I was filled in on this website called…