It's not enough to know that "fake news" exists; we need to be humble enough to acknowledge that we are susceptible to it, and to blame for it.
This website has devoted many many words to the fight for marriage equality over the years. Today's monumental ruling by the Supreme Court that finally, inevitably made same sex marriage legal is a victory worthy of great celebration. In time, I will have processed the information enough to write something marginally compelling, but for the … Continue reading Same Sex Marriage Is Legal
There is nothing sadder than an old love letter, except perhaps an old love letter that was never meant to be a love letter.
How is it that a generation raised on “Be Yourself” entertainment is so obsessed with conforming to labels? How can we, on one hand, talk so much about how our race, gender and sexuality doesn’t define our potential and value, and then turn around and say without a trace of irony, “Oh, I’m a Cancer, that’s why I’m so emotional”? Why are we so in need of being sorted?
There is a lot to be wary of when using CL for goods and/or services. Anything can happen. So, why, you might ask, would a person still do any business on Craigslist if there are so many scam artists, shysters and loons on the site?
There's a civil war erupting these days between 40-something feminists, 30-something feminists, 20-something feminists and then the (mostly) teenagers who are #womenagainstfeminism.
"Content Creator" is this era's greatest Orwellian euphemism, presenting the mindless sputum of the half-literate as 'content' and declaring the banging of one's head against a keyboard as 'creativity.'
I get that we're worried about self-esteem and people being made to feel bad about themselves, but telling everyone they're special isn't the solution, it's the problem.