Dear Tom MacMaster, your non-apology sucks even worse than your screw-up

Updated below, to include a link to Tom MacMaster’s real apology Lying to people is never a great way to help an important cause. Still, I can understand how someone can get caught up in a lie of this magnitude, I suppose. I write a lot of fiction, and I know that fiction, even politicalContinue reading “Dear Tom MacMaster, your non-apology sucks even worse than your screw-up”

Bei Bei Shuai: if you’re pregnant and suicidal, then you better damn well succeed at killing yourself!

Or so the state of Indiana thinks, apparently. The logic is flawless, you guys. Of course, they’re not taking it far enough. Next up: charging babies with manslaughter if the mother dies in labour. Charging fathers with murder if the mother dies in labour. If a pregnant woman gets hit by a car and suffersContinue reading “Bei Bei Shuai: if you’re pregnant and suicidal, then you better damn well succeed at killing yourself!”

So it’s only a “real” pregnancy when your belly is huge. Right.

I technically live two metro stops away from work right now (hopefully not for long – for reasons I’d rather not get into at the moment), but since the Park Kultury station serving the brown circle line has been closed for renovation until the end of the year (!!!!!!!!!!), I prefer to take the busContinue reading “So it’s only a “real” pregnancy when your belly is huge. Right.”

After being harassed to the point of it threatening my pregnancy this weekend

I need to thank the people who have taken care of me during this bizarre time. The conflict my family is embroiled in is a big one, and the other side doesn’t seem to have very many scruples (and as soon as I’m well enough, I’m going to the police station and giving a statementContinue reading “After being harassed to the point of it threatening my pregnancy this weekend”