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Alex Gabriel of Heresy Club writes a brilliant, brilliant piece on why marriage is not the end-all be-all of queer issues.

In the theme of my piece from yesterday, the Institute for Public Accuracy  takes issue with Nick Kristof’s factchecking.

American Atheists, champion designers of vulgar billboards, put their newest one in one of the most vulgar places on Earth. Surprisingly, it’s not terrible. The billboard, not Times Square. As a New Yorker, I find that place more offensive than Chicago deep dish.

My bff Ashley Miller tells of how her father disowned her for dating a black man. I talk a lot about unconscious racism, but the blatant type still exists, too.

Chana writes about steelmanning. It’s a good idea, but I think my derision for most of my enemies may prevent me following the practice.

The Crunk Feminists remind us to remember the victims of domestic violence, like Kasandra Perkins.

Michigan is trying to do a Wisconsin.

Natalie Reed asks us to consider more carefully how we discuss trans* people and their narratives.

Paul Fidalgo writes on his recovery from a horrible attack, and how “curing” mental health issues is not really a thing.

Finally, courtesy of the Citizen Radio podcast, the best Photoshop mashup ever:



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