I’m glad to see queer youth getting some love / representation in this New York Times article. But like so many pieces on youth social justice movements, the article positions young LGBTQIA folks as “post-gay” and somehow at odds with older generations, which doesn’t actually seem to be true in the real world.
I’m glad to see that a diversity of sexual identities are being recognized. But I also worry about the intense focus on identity, and what that means for social justice movements....read more
I’m going to introduce myself with my first guest post this week because I’m still a little intimidated by writing for such a big audience, and if there’s something I don’t have trouble writing about, it’s myself. My name is Sara Anderson, and I write the blog F-words (not to be confused with thefword.co.uk and [...]...read more
Ever since his stirring 2004 Democratic National Convention address, folks have been suggesting that he would make a damn fine President. And ever since the 2004 Democratic presidential loss, this call for an Obama run has been getting louder, especially in Illinois. Practically every Illinois politico has been nudging him to go for broke and [...]...read more
At BAGnewsNotes, Giving Darwin the Finger is a visual analysis of the recent TIME magazine cover that frames God against a thoughtful chimp. Alley Rat’s post on women and intellectual invisibility is something that hits home for me. “I just said that five minutes ago and you’re going to pretend that you thought it up [...]...read more