I learned this week that straight, white readers tend to assume a character is straight and white – sometimes even when the character expresses attraction to the same sex.
I had a very brief back-and-forth tonight with Greg Wyshynski from Puck Daddy, but as sometimes happens I had to come here to explain myself in a bit more detail. To clarify, my complaint is not with Greg himself or with Puck Daddy specifically. It’s with the hockey media in general, but since I know […]
The lukewarm response from many white Americans to the murder of Trayvon Martin has been upsetting – but I think it has less to do with overt racism, and more to do with white America’s reluctance to believe that racism is alive and well in America, and not just a part of our past.
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 on God’s path” and were “going to hell.” She promised 60-day suspensions for any students guilty of same-sex PDAs. She also […]
Well, this is pretty on-the-nose. From Matt Bors: