Unaffordable Housing

Pam at Pandagon has an interesting post/Q of the day today about housing costs. What percentage of your household income goes toward housing? This was a popular and interesting one over at my pad. The answers are all over the…

Hot Day, Cold Beverage

It’s brutally hot here today (though Amanda, who will be visiting us soon, has already sneered at our wussy temperatures). And when it’s hot, I want something cold to drink. Since you all provided such great responses for my request…

Mumbai Blasts

A compelling account here. I have nothing else to add — head over there and read her story and her thoughts. Thanks to Rick for the link.

Finish Your Painting

The procedure I’m undergoing involves teensy incisions rather than enormous ones, so I won’t have to worry about completely immobilizing my chest. But I’ll be really sore, so I probably won’t be able to use my arms as much as…

On Disclosure

It’s sex day at Feministe! I wanted to clarify my earlier comments on the “numbers talk” a bit, and flesh out some ideas/questions that came up in comments. First, the clarification: when I’m talking about a “numbers talk,” I’m talking…

Good girls don’t.

Amanda, who has never been accused of knowing when to quit, has opened up the sex-positive feminist debate again, with a post about what she considers to be very revealing language on the part of a self-identified sex-radical feminist: Feminists…

True Respect

Angry Brown Butch has a recap of the NYC Trans March: After the speakers finished, there was a bit of waiting and then the announcement: we would march, permit be damned. It was exciting but also scary – certainly important…