The Homophobic Skies

A tale from the New Yorker of a flight that was almost diverted because of homophobia (ignore the archaic references to the flight attendants):

A Batch To Match The Snatch

In the “not terribly new news, but icky nontheless” file, a post from Broadsheet about a new specialty product for pubic grooming: Hey, did you know that in addition to trimming, shaving, waxing, sugaring, laser hair removal, electrolysis and going…

Speaking of Voting Rights–

Georgia voters will not be required to produce photo ID: A state judge yesterday rejected a Georgia law requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification, writing in his decision, “This cannot be.” Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford…

Sweet as Syrup

I said, Madam, Can it be You trying to make a Pack-horse out of me? She opened her mouth She cried, Oh, no! You know, Alberta, I love you so! –Langston Hughes, “Madam and Her Madam,” First of all, I’m…

Behold Manliness

Jessica brings us this quote from Harvey Mansfield’s book Manliness: “To resist rape a woman needs more than martial arts and more than the police; she needs a certain ladylike modesty enabling her to take offense at unwanted encroachment.” Because…