There is a difference between advising women not to let their guard down and saying that women who ostensibly have let their guard down are making excuses for fucking up when they get raped while their guard is down. Will I advise my daughter to be careful and not drink too much at parties lest she end up incapable of… Read more
I lost a friend to AIDS in the ‘80s. He’d been HIV+ for a while but the knowledge and the meds just weren’t quite there yet. If only... if only he’d not been infected for even just 18 more months... he might have caught the meds wave. Instead, he washed up on the shore. God, I miss him.
Alternately, I have… Read more
I really get the sense that this is Kim, especially after her robbery last year. It shifted her paradigm. I hope to see more of this from her, it would give me unending joy if Kim K turned out to be the fiercest advocate for powerless women and men in our generation. She could do so so much with her power and platform… Read more
Last year in Rio, Natalie Hawkins, Gabby Douglas’s mother, gave an interview to Reuters about the online bullying…
George Michael’s grace and with when responding to fools, bigots and nosey neds was one of my favorite things about him TBH. His music is great, but I really miss his clapback.
And speaking of friends, can we agree that her “friends” in the movie were kind of jerks ? The scene where they’re tossing her ringing phone around after she just handed out thousands of dollars of gifts. And the boyfriend ? All she wanted was a year. One year to commit to her job and he’s all put out about his… Read more