She was one of my absolute favorites for very, very many years — I agree Return of Saturn might be better than Tragic Kingdom, though they’re both on my top 10 favorite albums. But honestly, I resent her so fucking much these days. Between my slow realization of her long-running cultural appropriation bullshit, and… Read more
You’ve identified the key point here. There is this neat trick in discourse around race issues (in America, at least...I have no expertise to speak on other nations) where racist actions/attitudes/polices are denied to exist until the moment when they can no longer be hidden or denied, but at that moment they are… Read more
Damn. You might have been molded by it but if you’re able to recognize the problem then that means you’re capable of learning from it and not repeating the same mistakes. Read more
Yep. Grew up around it, and my parents (both of them) are still that way. Only difference is that my dad and I had it out in my early thirties (he swung on me, I dealt with it) and that, plus the birth of my daughter, chilled him out. Now my mom is taking that ball and running with it, stuffing her pain down, only to… Read more
I’ll never get homophobia. Guys like that think they’re teaching their sons to be strong and macho, but by resorting to bullying they look weak to me. It shows a better kind of strength when you love someone even if you don’t agree with their choices (assuming they’re not hurting anybody). Masculinity doesn’t get much… Read more
You can go fuck yourself too.
Unlikely. That fucker is like the Gaston of skinheads.
And that is logical but then when you take into consideration the fact that this white supremacist country doesn’t believe that Black people have any reason to fear their mayosapien asses, the fact that stand your ground is really a Negro hunting license for white people becomes abundantly clear.