Tag Archives: bad taste

Treating erotic dancers like carnival games is apparently normal in Alberta

It’s a looney game all right. Apparently in Alberta, Canada, local laws separate nude dancers from patrons by 1 meter. As a workaround, patrons toss 1- and 2-dollar coins at the dancers. Sometimes, these tosses are far from gentle. In … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Culture, Stupid bullshit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MISSISSIPPI GODDAMN – again

My anti Mississippi House Bill 1523 tweetstorm 4/5/16 (only edits: abbreviations, links now spelled out) EVIL, extensive new MS law needs fastpass to Supreme Court #‎shameonMS‬ ‪#‎BoycottMississippi‬ ‪#‎NoDiscrimination‬ ‪#‎LGBTrights‬ (Report from Logo) AGAIN state LAW targets not only queer people … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Culture, Politics, Stupid bullshit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Being an ally means denouncing “our” dangerous people, not just “theirs”

Social media threats by a white supremacist non-student result in one arrest, great. What about the assholes riding around in pickup trucks last night shouting “White Power!” like the newfangled KKK? Oh and here’s another roundup of this shit. But … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Culture, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alabama demonstrates inherent injustice of “voter ID” laws — first requiring driver licenses, then closing DMV offices in key black-majority counties

Alabama just decided to close 31 DMV satellite offices. Nobody will miss the DMV, amirite? Wrong! Last year, Alabama also decided that a driver’s license or a “special ID” (list included here) is required for all voters. And what demographic … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Culture, Stupid bullshit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Confederate battle flag has no place in government or polite society, period. Looks like we’re (nearly) all about to stop pretending it does.

Confederate flag rants roundup post! Yay! Oh South Carolina state flag, looks like you are finally going to lose your status as “most bullshit official government banner in America” — and that honor will pass to Mississippi, forever the butt … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not all ageism battles are equal, especially in Hollywood

We all saw this, right? Maggie Gyllenhaal was told she was “too old” to be a romantic interest for some unidentified 55 year old Hollywood he-man with the ego of an infant. (OR some executive who thinks everyone has his … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Media savvy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unmistakable, inexcusable erasure (and I don’t mean the awesome gay electronica duo that practically soundtracked my college years)

OK, some of my friends are big comic (and related media) fans. And I know none of you are idiot sexists. But maybe some of you may think that feminists are oversensitive to issues such as gendering toys and the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Stupid bullshit | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment