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So, this happened:

First.. it must be noted that (in spite of what the occasional typo might suggest…) I’m an English teacher. I usually choose my words pretty carefully. 549 more words

Open Letters

Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference

Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference
London UK
23 October 2016

Organisers: VegfestUK
Website: http://london.vegfest.co.uk/intersectional
Venue: Olympia London
Tickets: via VegfestUK

Confirmed speakers:

Aph Ko – Founder of Black Vegans Rock… 253 more words

Animal Rights

Male Pattern Power Play in Heterosexual Enclaves

I could write a piece about female patterns, and possibly I will. But I’ve been struck this week by different forms of male power play I’ve noticed in heterosexual enclaves. 241 more words

Self Help

ember love

There is a burnt down house
 Insida me
 So sometimes embers I forgot to sweep up fall out of my mouth when I speak

There is a burnt down house insida me
 You lookin at that kindling stickin out my rib. 334 more words

Is this even possible...?

Well. I talked to the psychologist today to set up our mandatory appointment to talk about using a sperm donor. She mentioned off the cuff, “And they aren’t certain you can do the egg transfer, but once we find out, we’ll make another appointment for that.” 301 more words


Yesterday Marissa and I had our consultation at our new fertility clinic. Before we left, I was panicking slightly, worried about being judged for not being the “right kind” of future mothers, for not being old or rich or straight or organized enough. 1,141 more words


Re: this, on rhetorical strategies for dealing with Christian anti-gay vitriol —

Yes to nixing the antisemitism, but this… “no one should be forced to adhere to the beliefs of someone else’s religion”… *rubs temples*  Look, I know, what you’re going for.  212 more words

Just Religion