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Say what you want to say

As I mentioned the last time I posted in – good lord – July, I’ve been reexamining a lot of aspects to how I put together articles here. 582 more words


Letter to the Principal

Last week, I went on school camp. Not just any camp, however; it was the Crossroads camp – which generations of year eleven students had affectionately nicknamed ‘sex camp’. 1,538 more words

Gay Blood

When I was in graduate school pursuing my teaching degree, I substituted almost daily in the school where my husband taught music.  Although we weren’t married at the time (this was long before gay marriage was legal), most of the kids and faculty knew our relationship, and with the exception of one seventh grade girl who told her guidance counselor she saw us kissing in the chorus room (not true), people accepted who we were–at least to our faces. 909 more words


It's Vulva, not Vagina

In the annals of Things that Annoy me as a Woman, Feminist, Pagan, and just plain Human-

Odd example, but bear with me:

In an episode of a TV show I watch, that takes place at a fictional law firm, there was a public sculpture, after being unveiled, the city who commissioned the sculpture refused to pay the artist, saying it “violated community standards”. 331 more words


Sapiosexuality and Heterosexism

Sapiosexual is a new, up-and-coming word describing attraction to intelligence, or to intelligent people. Although, by itself, it is somewhat problematic, it is a great tool against heterosexism. 1,038 more words

Gender Issues

Bisexuality 101: Bisexual Visibility Week

Since 1999, people have been observing Celebrate Bisexuality Day, also known as Bisexual Visibility Day. This year, many members of the bisexual community have set aside the week between 21 – 27 September as… 832 more words