The Constitution, Gay Rights, and Fox Fucking News

It is astounding how obtuse and rigid the people at Fox News are, although I would go so far as to extend this assault on all far right-wing conservatives. Their constant attack upon Obama and his liberal ilk… Read More

Cultural Appropriation: A Feminist Myth

Cultural appropriation is the adoption or theft of icons, rituals, aesthetic standards, and behavior from one culture or subculture by another. It generally is applied when the subject culture is a minority culture or somehow subordinate in social, political, economic, or military status to the… Read More

Sexual Objectification: A Non-Issue

No, we don’t have to take sexual objectification seriously. Sexual objectification is not the problem nor is it a problem. Nor does it exclusively affect women. The emotional assumption that sexual objectification causes problems or is somehow ‘bad’… Read More

Sex As a Room: Our Right to the Sex We Want

Sex is a room into which we should walk in as whomever we wish, and be able to walk out as usual again. The convention that we should be ashamed of our sexuality, what it craves, that it… Read More

The Double Standards of Patriotism

Living in Russia has given me quite an education with regard to the power of nationalism and historical narratives. As Americans, our understanding of the world is highly calibrated by our own values, successes, and media. Even while… Read More

Guns

The debate about guns in America is about as ridiculous as a one man band. The notion that one has a right to a Kalashnikov, that students should be armed against would-be school shooters, or that children as… Read More

Men’s Rights Activism: A White, Heterosexual Boys Club

I often criticize feminists for their wonky conspiracy theories but I have to say, men’s rights activists have certainly legitimized many of their concerns by forming what could easily be described as the single most pathetic cult of… Read More

The ‘It Gets Fatter Project’ and Misguided Body Positivity

Have you heard of the ‘it gets fatter’ project? No, I’m not shitting you right now. This group, born of the minds of ‘social justice warriors’, actually believes that health and weight are matters of opinion and perspective,… Read More

Common Christian Comments on Evolution: Stop Embarassing Yourselves

So…I was watching this ridiculous youtube channel called StateofDaniel and I felt the need to address some of his popularly held beliefs about Evolution and debunk them for the ignorant garbage they are.   Who is to say… Read More

The Dalai Lama and Tibet’s Bloody Theocratic History: A Glance

Many people love the Dalai Lama. They think of him as a dynamic and multifaceted leader. He is a leader of spirituality, of peace, of religious change and introspection, and of a cause against the evil and oppressive… Read More