On confronting privilege

No one said confronting the establishment would be easy, painless and free of hurdles and attempts at erasures. While I’m aware of this, I’m still dismayed, disappointed and angered by the wall of privilege, denial and diversionary tactics I encounter whenever I confront a system set up to benefit straight, cisgendered white men. I recently had a conversation […]

Ablow: Don’t let your kids watch Chaz Bono on ‘Dancing’

I’m no fan of Dr. Keith Ablow, the bigoted conservative FOX News “health advisor.” If I had any other reason to despise his views and opinions, his latest musings on Chaz Bono and ABC’s Dancing With The Stars “controversy” is enough to kindle my activist flame. The good doctor instructs parents not to let their children watch Bono […]

So, I guess painting a five year old boy’s toenails pink is part of the liberal agenda

Who knew J. Crew would spark such an outrage when its president and creative director Jenna Lyons appeared in a catalog featuring her painting her five-year-old son’s toenails hot pink. Well, apparently, the folks on the far-right fringe of society are appalled at Lyon’s decision to ignite confusion in her son by causing confusion in the little […]

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