politics

I’ve been seeing that “It’s Merry Christmas, not Happy Holidays!” thing going around again, and… …look. I was young and totally ethnocentric once. When “Happy Holidays” started to intrude on my awareness, I thought it was silly. We celebrated Christmas. Everybody I knew celebrated Christmas. It was ridiculous to use the phrase “Happy Holidays” instead […]

And grooms! Alaska will start issuing same-sex marriage licenses at 8am this morning, after US District Circuit Judge Timothy Burgess struck down the one-woman one-man amendment to Alaska’s constitution as illegal in a ruling yesterday afternoon following a hearing on Friday. This is not only a joy to me because it’s my home state, but […]

Irish drag queen Miss Panti gives an impassioned, intelligent speech about opression and homophobia at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre. I don’t normally post videos, much less ten minute videos, but this is really, really worth watching all the way through.

I have another climate change/politics/green rant building, but I do not have time to write it, so I went and looked up my Temper Tantrum Rant of a few years ago and discovered it… …fails to apply to many of the things I want to say, but also manages to, so just go read that […]

There’s a re-share going around my Facebook friends list of a billboard that says “If you voted for Obama in 2008 to prove you’re not a racist, vote for somebody else in 2012 to prove you’re not an idiot.” I’m not linking to it because I’m not in any hurry to give the guy who […]