Monthly Archives: September 2015

I don’t travel much. Here’s why.

I don’t really travel much.

Why? Well, for one, my work rarely requires that I travel, so that’s one aspect of it, I suppose. Another reason I’m reluctant to travel is that my dog Meatball is kind of a handful, so I feel bad trying to ask friends or family to watch her for any extended […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Culture, Personal, Transgender|1 Comment

It’s not “politically correct.” It’s just “correct.”

“Is the world becoming to ‘politically correct!?'”

You’ll find no shortage of articles, op-eds, YouTube videos, or television segments asking this very question. Between that, the handwringing over whether or not trigger warnings are a good or bad thing, and accusations of “censorship” (that 99.9% of the time have very little to do with actual censorship), […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Culture|0 Comments

Kim Davis, Mike Huckabee, and the New American Theocracy

Can we talk about this whole Kim Davis thing?

As we all know, in June, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a Constitutionally-protected right to get married. While some (many) conservative politicians didn’t like the outcome, that’s how it worked out. Sometimes the Supreme Court rules against your own beliefs — thanks for

By |September 4th, 2015|LGBT, Politics|0 Comments