Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dating Jesus: A review. Or, How I Grew Up as written by someone else.

Over the holidays I finished the book Dating Jesus by Susan Campbell.   Growing up in a similar, but not as rigid fundamentalist Christian home myself, I felt that this book might be something I can relate to. Campbell’s writing … Continue reading

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The sad truth

1. AIDS is a plague — numerically, statistically and by any definition known to modern public health — though no one in authority has the guts to call it one. 2. Too many people hate the people that AIDS most … Continue reading

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Hahahah Wait, what?

Now, I like to think of myself as someone who can take a joke, laugh at it, and tell it again to someone else. So when I saw this, I giggle and tittered at the first two sections of the … Continue reading

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Dating a Younger Man

I am thirty. My boyfriend is twenty-two. For those of you too lazy to do the math, that makes him eight years younger. It matters very little to me, we’re sorting through that difference on our own. However, age differences … Continue reading

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Today I learned I could be a model

A plus sized one. You see, Lizzie Miller, the model of pudgy belly in Glamour Fame, and I are the same size. I wasn’t aware being below the average size for a woman in the US meant I was plus … Continue reading

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Interesting post on the use of “Offensive”

“The problem with sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, classist, ableist, etc., remarks and “jokes” is not that they’re offensive, but that [they] rely… for their meaning on harmful cultural narratives….”

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Overheard

“Men will never acknowledge male privilege until women admit they have female privilege that’s just as important.”

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