Monday Morning Debate:  Old School Crushes You're Ashamed of Today

So, I had an exhausting weekend and I’m not really coming correct with Monday Morning Debate like I normally would (forgive me!!). Today, I thought I’d try this idea that I’ve been sitting on for a while. It was inspired by TheCatBite3000 who clowned me for my tween crush on Ronnie DeVoe back in the day (Ronnie DeVoe… » 8/31/15 8:21am Today 8:21am

Gay Is the New Black: Tales of Intersectional Analysis Gone M.I.A.

Don Lemon is a polarizing figure. People either love him or hate him, and most of the people whom I call friends fall into the latter category. He is the daily, televised equivalent of what some refer to as an “Uncle Tom.” He peddles respectability politics harder than a corner dealer hustles crack. He also happens to… » 8/31/15 6:05am Today 6:05am

Sexuality Salad- Worst one night stand

It’s been in the high 90’s low 100’s all week so I hardly felt like researching and finishing the article I had intended. Plus what should be my final settlement hearing is Tuesday, been making me anxious nervous and excited. So lets do a worst one night stand commisseration. If you haven’t had a one night stand put… » 8/31/15 3:00am Today 3:00am

Fear the Walking Dead: Live Thread S1/E2

Ready for another installment of Fear of the Walking Dead? I’m going to apologize ahead of time and say that I really feel sick so I’m probably not going to be very present for this live thread but I’m looking forward to seeing if the pace picks up. If we get to see Ruben Blades (yes, I know Karate Monkey Car). And if… » 8/30/15 9:16pm Yesterday 9:16pm

Actually, the US does sanction rape and sexual torture as punishment

I was reading St. Borg de Chupacabras ಠ_ಠ’s exchange (seriously, excellent job - glad to have you here) regarding the Jezebel India article and one of the arguments that stood out was that the US doesn’t sanction rape and sexual violence as a form of punishment, like “India” does. Well actually, the US does.
» 8/30/15 6:32am Yesterday 6:32am

“You’ve got to be strong to be a woman.”

...Fonua says she faces less discrimination in Nuku’alofa than when visiting Sydney recently, on holidays. “I find life here for leitis is very normal. I don’t get much discrimination, people respect me so much. “They say it is very open in Australia but I find it hard when I go over there because they don’t respect…

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