Monthly Archives: September 2011

What We Missed

Tweet Should I compare someone I disagree with to the KKK? A super useful flow chart. You can find the full size version here. DSK and his French accuser meet face-to-face. The bride who married herself. If you’re suffering from Mad Men withdrawal like I am, check out this article about Jon Hamm that will [...]
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The New York Post’s latest headline fail: This one’s transphobic!

TweetI am so over the New York Post. Here’s the latest headline from the newspaper that always sucks: Of course the article itself is a gem, too: the first sentence is “From same-sex marriage to sex-change surgery!” First they let the gay people marry, then they let the trans people have health care! It’s the [...]
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Gene Lyons compares Melissa Harris-Perry to the KKK

TweetMelissa Harris-Perry wrote an article for The Nation looking at slipping liberal support for President Obama and arguing that white liberals hold Black politicians to a higher standard than white politicians. The backlash against the piece was intense. Professor Harris-Perry responded with a blog post I am incredibly grateful for, in which she outlines and [...]
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GLAAD Report: TV got less LGBT this year

TweetYesterday, GLAAD released their annual report on LGBT representation on TV. And the numbers ain’t that great: after steady increases over the past few years, the number of LGBT characters on network television has dropped. They will make up 2.9% of scripted series regular characters this season, down from 3.9% last year. Cable’s regular characters [...]
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Indonesian sex therapist starts new podcast to tackle myths about sex

Tweet Photo via AP. This is great. Today Zoya Amirin, the only woman certified as a sex therapist in Indonesia, is launching a weekly podcast, called “In Bed with Zoya,” to debunk common myths about sex and contraception. “People here really believe in myths … that’s my biggest challenge,” said Amirin, adding she wants to [...]
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