Sweet Lord, there is no such thing as an “illegitimate child”

Even a cursory glance at the coverage of the Schwarzenegger cheating-and-paternity scandal shows that WAY too many people still believe in the whole idea of “legitimate children” and “illegitimate children.” It goes beyond mere word-choice. The “illegtimate child” has an aura of embarrassment attached, at best. Oops, your parents messed up, and produced you! IfContinue reading “Sweet Lord, there is no such thing as an “illegitimate child””

Stallone and Schwarzenegger: My Two Dads

This essays discusses my two *honourary* fathers. My biological father, Mr. Antonov, is very much my actual dad. To say that I was raised on action movies would be a gross understatement. As a child, action movies were oxygen, sustaining this little life-form in a hostile and airless universe. They usually ended well, and reducedContinue reading “Stallone and Schwarzenegger: My Two Dads”