Franklin Graham wants you to think he cares about child exploitation He doesn’t. Franklin Graham is busy pretending he cares about child exploitation and that’s why he doesn’t want to let gay people adopt. He thinks gay people recruit children. Aside from pointing out the utter absurdity of this idea, I have one thing to […]
The Life and Opinions of Kathryn Elizabeth, Person In case anyone was interested, I’ve now got a Facebook page for my blog. I’ll be adding various stories of interest on there in addition to my normal posts.
Or, you know, you could always treat people with respect Dear World Magazine: The snarky and sarcastic headline I’ve reproduced below aside, has it ever occurred to you that treating people like asses is counter to what Christ said about, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”? The headline in question: […]
Eisenhower Anti-Gay Executive Order Turns 60 Just a friendly little history lesson about the real-world consequences of discrimination. Eisenhower’s executive order banning LGBT people from the federal civil service happened 60 years ago this month. For the most part, the ban went away in 1975, but it wasn’t officially done away with completely until 1995 […]
The Nielsen Family is Dead swordgirl: Haven’t gotten a chance to read this yet, but it sounds promising. We were a Nielsen family when I was little. The Nielsen guy came to our house a bunch of times before he finally convinced my parents to be a Nielsen family. They stuck the Nielsen box in […]
The Boys of Lancaster Ugh. If this article was written about indigenous people in some developing country, good lefties would have (rightly) complained that it was insulting and othering, but when it’s the Amish, we have The New Republic writing about Amish kids playing baseball in a way that’s just insulting and it’s all good. […]
‘Harlem Shake’ Protests in Tunisia and Egypt Question: Is the NY Times right in describing this as protests or is it just kids making silly videos to contribute to an internet meme just like everywhere else?
The Right And Marriage Equality: A Breakthrough Go read Andrew Sullivan’s recap of twenty some odd years of making a conservative case for marriage equality and the push back over the years. It puts the amicus brief from 75 conservative political figures into historical context. Tipping point, etc.
Guiding Gay Evangelicals Out of the Campus Closet At a number of evangelical Christian colleges, gay alumni are pressuring their alma maters to be more accepting and offering help to the closeted undergraduates there. ——– This article is relevant to the paper I’m trying to finish. It’s also relevant because I feel like there needs […]
Great Walls, Giant Malls, and One Very Huge Square Here’s my latest blog entry on the UF Global Gator site. Check it out.