Compassion? Caring?

(Update: Trigger warning: This guy is a misogynist, fatphobic asshole, and his blog entry is extremely disturbing; the passage I excerpt here is far from the worst part. If you’d rather read something less nausea-inducing, you can go here or…

One Last Time

So Trina Schart Hyman and Gwen Araujo both had it coming, apparently. I’m old enough to spell “puerile” right, at least. And to know that “puerile and juvenile” is redundant. Very cute, I guess like they say, when you stoop…

It responds

(Update: Malibu Stacy pointed out that the Gonzster might be using a Spinal Tap still. I should have known better, even though I’ve never seen the film myself. The quotidian discrimination and harassment a transsexual deals with would be as…

Transsexual Horndog Menace

I got my first real transphobic right-wing troll! Well, not counting that guy who wanted to make sure I told my partners first because they might kill themselves if they accidentally had sex with a transguy. I know it’s naive,…

Andi, You Ignorant Slut…

Ilyka fisks an unintentionally hilarious interview of Andi Zeisler, founder of the indispensable Bitch Magazine: Q: I see that your magazine, a feminist quarterly based in Oakland, Calif., and devoted to critiquing the sexist slant of pop culture, is celebrating…

What’s A Dude to Do

When he’s facing middle age without a college degree and without a wife? Once, virtually all Americans had married by their mid-40’s. Now, many American men without college degrees find themselves still single as they approach middle age. About 18…

Comfy Shooooos!

As you may know, if you’ve breathlessly followed my medical issues detailed here, I have recently been admonished to wear only supportive shoes because I have completely fucked up my entire left leg with my bad, bad habit of wearing…