Nearly every religious tradition, including mine, has some weird beliefs (virgin birth! Jesus risen from the dead!). Nearly every religious tradition has some weird practices. And in a pluralistic society, we should step back and let people exercise their weird beliefs and practices.
Organizers have tightened the dress code for the Royal Enclosure at Ascot. Among the changes: no fascinators allowed. Of course this requires a reexamination of Feministe’s own policy about hat posts.
Urban Fantasy — the bringing of the fantastic (vampires, werewolves, magic, fae and so much more) to a modern, real world setting — has become ever more popular as a mainstream genre. From Twilight to True Blood to The Vampire Diaries, it is now firmly entrenched on our televisions. The books regularly reach the best seller lists – this isn’t a fringe genre. It’s here, it’s huge and it’s here to stay.
Go. Learn. Never have bad sex again. Nothing could possibly go wrong.