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Blurring the Church-State Line

With little public attention or even notice, the House of Representatives has passed a bill that undermines enforcement of the First Amendment’s separation of church and state. The Public Expression of Religion Act – H.R. 2679 – provides that attorneys…

I think we have a winner

From the Special Moderation queue, this one isn’t anti-feminist or aggressive or mean, it’s just a whole lot of crazy: When the universe was young and life was new an intelligent species evolved and developed technologically. They went on to…

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…