My take on Boobquake

Is that yes, of course, it is exclusionary when it comes to women who prefer modest dress for whatever reason, or must wear modest dress regardless of what it is that they actually prefer. And yes, of course, it has little to do with the actual struggle for women’s rights in Iran. And yes, dudes’llContinue reading “My take on Boobquake”

Cardinal Sean Brady saw no evil. Right.

In an odd way, I feel bad for Cardinal Sean Brady & other members of the Irish Catholic clergy (such as the clueless Bishop Brennan – who hilariously chose to ask parishioners for cash in helping deal with abuse victim payouts by stating that ” ‘I did not cause the problem’ is not the responseContinue reading “Cardinal Sean Brady saw no evil. Right.”

Rielle Hunter in GQ; wow, someone actually said that they “don’t know if [they] would fully consider her human”?

A friend of mine sent me a link to Rielle Hunter’s GQ interview, and I wound up being more fascinated by the comments than I was by the interview itself. I mean, “Hunter is definitely a bad person and I don’t know if I would fully consider her human.” I always knew that American societyContinue reading “Rielle Hunter in GQ; wow, someone actually said that they “don’t know if [they] would fully consider her human”?”

No, joyless fundamentalism isn’t an awesome way to cure my depression, but thanks for playing

Some time ago, a very well-meaning person decided to slip me a little pamphlet with the intent of helping me overcome depression. The pamphlet was made from some Russian Orthodox priest’s conversations with nuns, or, rather, his monologues toward the nuns. The passages highlighted involved two postulates (I’m paraphrasing here): 1. Gifted people get assignedContinue reading “No, joyless fundamentalism isn’t an awesome way to cure my depression, but thanks for playing”