politics

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 […]

I started this post to say I’d just checked my Walk to Rivendell mileage sheet. I actually only have the last two 150-ish mile bits of Aragorn’s journey to complete for all the outward-bound stuff. I’ll finish that this /year/! But then I got dragged in another direction, which may be largely preaching to the […]