How Feminism Made Me A Better Gay Man →
Gay: Homophobia Even Gayer Than You Thought(via... →
You’ve long suspected this, and now, here comes your old friend Science to back you up: homophobic people tend to be the way they are because they’ve got a little bit of The Gay themselves and were raised by authoritarian parents, according to a series of new studies.
Running In Heels: Women Should Preferably Marry... →
lastfeminist: There are some good quotes in this article. It upsets me that the question of balancing home life with work life are only put towards women and not men. “I feel guilty when my son says, ‘Mommy, put down the BlackBerry, talk to me’ and that happens far too much. I think all women feel guilty. I think what’s interesting is I don’t know many men who feel guilty. I don’t know a lot...
Update: 11 year old trans girl lost appeal →
feminismisprettycool: lettherebecramp: wibblywobblynina: msamberhazard: msamberhazard: tal9000: transawareness: The above article is an update. Her mother went to appeal to keep her out of the psychiatric ward and lost. She will be institutionalized because of her expression of her gender. She will be held until she conforms to male gender and then released to foster care, not her...
Social Work Unionization & Fair Pay: A Rant
I hate when people say well “I didn’t go into SW to get rich” as a response to discussions about SW pay and unions. It’s a way of saying “you made your bed now lie in it and don’t complain.” This is not about getting rich it is about fair pay for the work and expense we put into being SW. Most SW positions require us to have a Masters (this often leads...
Social Work ranks number 4 in Best Jobs for Saving... →
I often read other SW stating that people associate the profession with CPS & removing children. In my experience when I tell people I’m a SW they assume I’m a therapist in private practice. less-correcting-more-connecting: productsofpoverty: ohthegrace: i’m loling at the grade of a “D” for low stress hahahahahaha Interesting. No matter how positive an article is...
Holy Crap: Christians Fight for Their Children's... →
Despite the fact that there’s scant evidence in the Bible that Jesus was an asshole who commanded his followers to bully gay children to death, a group of American Christian parents seem to think Christ has called upon them to act like jerks.
Human Trafficking Victims: 2.4 Million People... →
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. crime-fighting office said Tuesday that 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and 80 percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves.
Star-Crossed Lovers: When NOT to Trust an... →
A very good article. A paper published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (Zayas and Shoda, 2007) examined the influence of prior experiences on partner preferences. The researchers themselves constructed a believeable-looking “online dating service,” and thus were able to track the study participants’ preferences and selection of various partners.
Kids Today: Girls Are Getting Their Periods... →
Good grief — we thought we had it bad with all of that uphill-bothways walking and Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret-ing, but today’s girls definitely have it rougher.
Trayvon Martin Shooting: Voice Experts Claim... →
A Father's Reaction to His Very Young Gay Son →
This is a very touching post.
I’m not ashamed to dress ‘like a woman’ because I don’t think it’s shameful to...– Iggy Pop (via singmetomuses)
Trayvon Martin: George Zimmerman Doesn't Look... →
Newly released security camera footage (video link) of George Zimmerman being led into the Sanford police station appears to contradict reports that he had been violently attacked prior to shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Tell the Supreme Court: I support Health Care... →