Archive for the ‘personal’ Category

Adieu

13May11

I’m sure it’s obvious at this point that I’m not exactly keeping up with this blog.  I’ve moved over to the Tumblr community, where I can be immersed in discussion about the SJ movement and take more of a passive role in talking about it.  I needed this blog to help myself work through some […]


What is freedom of expression?  Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist. (Salman Rushdie) I am an adamant free speech activist, and have spent no small amount of time defending the free expression of people whose ideas I despise.  I have also been known to speak of language, and its power, and the […]


Rocky Horror was a large part of my life in my high school years.  My parents had forbidden me to see it, and so I always told them I was staying with one of my friends (and sometimes I did actually stay with her, after the show was over) and went anyway.  It symbolized a […]


There have been several things going on recently that I would normally have already addressed — Oklahoma, Arizona, Oklahoma again, Arizona again, Belgium, Harvard, Florida — but 1. I’ve been addressing it in ridiculous amounts in my personal relationships and it is wearing me out, and 2. There’s just SO MUCH FUCKED UP SHIT GOING […]


3.15.10

15Mar10

Lately I’ve been having trouble finding balance in this blog.  I do not know how much I want to delve into my personal life, but neither do I want to feel like I am constrained to talking about the issues.  When I switched over to this blog, it wasn’t something I really felt the need […]


I, as a single woman on Valentine’s Day, am in apparently in grave peril.  I have been showered with advice on how to survive this most dangerous of holidays.  My method of impending doom is rather strange — it seems that one of the heroes from my favorite romantic films is going to come alive, […]


Some lovely women on a forum I frequent posted these two things (an article written by Patrick Stewart for the Guardian, and a video of a speech he gave for Amnesty International, both of which I will post in full) in a discussion about the actor being knighted. I thought they were very much worth reposting. […]