Despite recent headlines highlighting changes to the Administration’s...– A look at how the lack of legal rights under DOMA still affects binational same sex couples, published at Raw Story on August 30, 2011.
On 31 March 1981, then Secretary of State Alexander Haig sat down in the White...– From my piece on Cheney’s autobiography, published in The Guardian on August 30, 2011.
I’m more comfortable with someone else who expects to have to hustle and...– From On Interracial Dating – The White Panel (3 of 3), published at Racialicious on August 26, 2011.
Work to change the system, to expose its underpinnings; advocate for more...– Me, in On Interracial Dating – The White Panel (2 of 3) at Racialicious, in response to the suggestion (by a white woman) that white women shouldn’t date men of color to help mitigate the white beauty standard.
I think dating interracially can add a layer of complexity in terms of one...– Me, as part of the On Interracial Dating – The White Panel at Racialicious, part of Latoya Peterson’s series of panels responding with actual thoughts to the idiotic Essence piece that said black women should just date white dudes to up their dating profile. There will be two more parts of...
Mitch,” he said, “I know that behind those sly smirks and sad eyes...– This is what occurs when Jason Linkins invites me to re-imagine Thomas Friedman’s fetishization of bipartisanship with two times the fetish: bisexual orgy erotica starring our elected leaders. Presenting: The Thomas Friedman Erotica Project.
One of the most popular attractions at Ark Encounters, male guests are...– Just a few suggestions for the Ark Encounters Theme Park designers as they’re taking advantage of the multi-million dollar tax breaks from the state of Kentucky.
Texas’s Republican governor, Rick Perry, has an unenviable reputation – if...– From my piece on why Rick Perry may well be the man to watch out for in 2012, published in The Guardian on August 10, 2011.
But, while that leaves Romney’s faith a tempting target for political...– Some Obama advisers apparently think Romney’s religion should be fair game in 2012.
I lived with a woman who was very socially conservative, especially about sex...– Me to Rosemary Counter for “Hell House” in Bust Magazine, Aug/Sept 2011, page 64.