The Kids Are Fine

At XX, Ophelia Payne writes on something the experts have been saying forever: The children of gay and lesbian parents are as healthy and well-adjusted as the children of heterosexual parents. What is the only thing that presents a challenge across the board? Homophobia. more

DailyKos, Women, and the Margins

Sarah left a link to a study that her husband did on gender and dKos. His findings and analysis are quite interesting: For my study (MS Word doc) I looked at the comments thread associated with Kos’ January 17th post on blog ethics. Male participants dominated the discussion, being both more numerous and more frequently […] more

Summertime Downloads

In preparation for this summer’s Mixmania!, I’ve been compiling songs that scream summertime to yours truly. I envisioned my playlist as what would make me sing out loud without shame at a stoplight with the windows down. Summertime usually means that three major genres are represented in my CD player: reggae, rockabilly, and synth-pop dance […] more