Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 09

Calling all sluts

Since I have at least a few Canadian readers here, I thought it relevant to post an upcoming event in the London, Ontario region. On Saturday May 12th, London’s second annual Solidarity SlutWalk will be held at Victoria Park from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For those of you who have never heard of SlutWalk: …

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May 08

Jumping to unwarranted conclusions

Following a link on Twitter, I saw this post on Pope Hat. I am going to just say that before this¬†I had never read anything on the Pope Hat blog so I have no clue if this is typical.¬†Typical or not, the post in question crosses lines of irresponsible interpretation and generally ableist language. The …

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May 07

A day of Pride

After hearing a distant relative joke about meeting me down at the Upper Cumberland’s inaugural Pride Festival for “target practice,” I braced for the worst. After reading the local trolls come out in full force threatening to picket/destroy our one day of celebration, I braced for the worst. I was in for a surprise. This …

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May 04

A few words

Tomorrow I hope to report on a wonderful day of fun and celebration at the UC Pride festival in Cookeville TN. I hope I can walk my children into the park and not have to explain to them why there are hateful people with signs, yelling and calling people names, threatening eternal torture with Hell …

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May 04

Fiction Friday: The Necromancer Chronicles

The following is a guest post Fiction Friday review by Dali DeLancey, aka Dalillama. Dali is a regular commenter over at SNR. She offered to review a trilogy written by an author who has a grasp on inclusiveness when writing characters into the story. I am thankful for her contribution and look forward to reading …

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May 01

And now for some funny

I love poetry. I love it set to music, and I love when it stands on its own. One kind of poetry that I love is slam poetry. The big criteria for making awesome slam poetry is delivery. As slam poetry is meant to be read aloud, the delivery should come with a bit of …

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