(ETA: in the interest of not offending anyone further, the whole intro is now gone.)
In light of recent discussions on Groupthink, I have decided to start a rock band called Feminist Space.
In Harris v. Quinn, the Supreme Court upheld the right of state governments to collect union dues on behalf of public-sector employees. However, the Court ruled that state governments cannot do so for domestic workers - those who care in-home for children, the elderly, the disabled, etc. - despite the fact that in…
Hope Solo was recently arrested for domestic violence for punching her half-sister and nephew while under the influence. There's an interesting discussion here of a potential double standard in play compared to male athletes who behave badly - Solo's own husband and former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens, for one, has…
Is the number of white rappers I listen to.
I see a comment that's been shared from Kyosuke (Kat Callahan, for you newbies) to Groupthink, but I click on it and it takes me to one of her articles, but I can't find the comment.
Grandmother's funeral was yesterday. The service went well. She had five children (a sixth child died in infancy) but only three grandchildren. I was the only grandchild who could attend, and I was the youngest person there by probably at least five or ten years (I'm 26). All five of her children were there. Both my…
I am mostly impervious to family drama, but it is affecting those around me.
Thanks to everyone who responded to my previous post about mansplaining, by the way. I love a good discussion!
Sometimes I am just a man who is explaining things. Other times I am mansplaining things.
A post by NinjaCate about white feminism is starting to get notifications again even though it's from January. I'm getting recommends on some of the comments I made there. I feel really weird about that, because I regretted making those comments almost immediately and they are probably my most poorly thought out…
This is just an announcement that I have changed my name from TG to Specialist Snowflake. TG is actually just my initials (it doesn't stand for Think Group or anything fun like that), so I wanted something more creative and less likely to doxx myself.
She died in December 2006. And yes, she's my mom too. My sister was almost 21 then; I had recently turned 19.
One of my friends posted a link to someone's blog post attacking the Ban Bossy campaign. I don't want to link to it here, but I thought it was a big steaming pile of tripe and so I started to write a point by point takedown of it.
I started watching the movie "Say Anything" last night (I'm not even halfway done yet, so no spoilers u guise, I know there's a boombox later but that's it).