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Domestic Violence is an Every Day Issue

This is a guest post by Katherine Greenier.
While October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it may be the grim August murder of Crystal Ragin and her three children in Newport News that serves as the year’s most dramatic reminder that more must be done to protect women from violence. more

The kids are alright.

This is a story to bookmark for those days when you’re feeling dismayed about the state of the world. This weekend saw the U.S.’s first lesbian Homecoming king and queen and possible the world’s two happiest chicks ever. On Friday Rebeca Arellano, a lesbian student at San Diego’s Patrick Henry High, was chosen as homecoming […] more

Against Coldplay

What SFJ said. Seven out of ten times, Coldplay sound almost exactly like U2—the U2 that exists now, not the wiry, feral U2 of 1980 (which would be a decent idea). U2 have not broken up. This is inefficient. Coldplay should consider copying Big Star or The Monkees. Yes. I don’t hate Coldplay with the […] more