Summer Reading List: A Lot of Sci-Fi and Fantasy, A Smidge of Feminist Reality

I spent a significant portion of every summer before the age of 16 camped out at the library, my parents too cheap or broke or unaware of activities like ACTUAL summer camp to send me anywhere else. We only had one room with air conditioning at our house in south Texas, and do you know what libraries have? Blessed,…

Former Aide Who Leaked Senators' Addresses During Kavanaugh Hearing Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

Jackson Cosko, the 27-year-old former Senate aide who hacked into the Senate computer system and then released the personal contact information of five Republican senators during the confirmation hearings of now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, has been sentenced to four years in prison. Cosko’s sentence was…

Joe Biden Can't Make Up His Mind About Whether or Not Poor Women Should Have Equal Access to Abortion

On Thursday night, Joe Biden said that he is now against the Hyde Amendment. For those following along, this new position comes after his campaign reiterated the former vice president’s long-time support for the current ban on using federal funds to pay for most abortions, which came after he had told a volunteer with…

Just in Time for Pride, Small-Town Alabama Mayor Writes He Wants to 'Kill the Problem' of 'Homosexuals'

Last week, Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, shared an image on his Facebook page that read, in all-caps, “WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE HOMOSEXUALS LECTURE US ON MORALS, TRANSVESTITES LECTURE US ON HUMAN BIOLOGY, BABY KILLERS LECTURE US ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIALISTS LECTURE US ON ECONOMICS.”

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