Backfire and Backlash: Mike Pence and Republican Reality

Three days ago, Indiana governor Mike Pence admitted that he "didn't anticipate the hostility" that would result from passing the state's new anti-gay "Religious Freedom" law. Speaking to the press on Sunday and Monday,...

Religious Imposition, Not Religious Liberty

As a rule these days I try to avoid investing time and energy in online debates, but sometimes I just can't help myself. Yesterday I got sucked into a debate at the Matt Walsh...

Soccer players kissing, blah blah blah

Paul Scholes and Gary Neville play soccer, professionally apparently, in a country called--wait, let me look this up--England.  Except there it's called "football," which I assume explains the unexplained popularity of soccer.  The British...

Sochi, Human Rights, and Cognitive Bias

I want to talk about the Sochi Olympics. But first I want to talk about status quo bias. I have a theory. It says status quo bias is one of the most powerful influences on...

Sometimes I get to feel like I work with super heroes.

So a high school principal in Tennessee, Dorothy Bond, was using the PA system to preach about Jesus Christ and his sacrifice. She was holding assemblies to tell her students that gay people "weren't...

Fred Phelps, In Memoriam

Fred Phelps was a closeted gay man. No, I have no conclusive proof of that, and I’m not being facetious in a “ha-ha, he sure would hate me saying that” kind of way. It’s what...

12.13.2012: The Hawkeye Initiative

The Hawkeye Initiative responds to the rampant sexism in comics by producing images of Hawkeye (AKA Clint Barton) in poses identical to those artists choose for female heroes. I did this one based on an...

Stop Defending Brendan Eich

A number of arguments in defense of the former Mozilla CEO have emerged, including--surprisingly--from Dan Savage. But Eich was not fired, and he's not a victim of discrimination.

Boy, Dan Savage is Smart

I'm a fan in general - the Savage Lovecast is one of four podcasts to which I subscribe. In the video below he makes three or four really important, salient points, in very simple...

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