I’d like to be called “Sir”. Not “ma’am”, Not “madam”, Not “miss”. I don’t really make an effort to pass as any gender, but I’ve been hoping my short hair and masculine clothing would at least amount in a few ‘sirs’. Is it my face? My chest? My curves? I’d like to know so I can make whatever it is more...
A note on cultural relativism:
“Cultural relativism is the principle that an individual human’s beliefs and activities should be understood by others in terms of that individual’s own culture.” (Wikipedia) As someone who studies anthropology and various cultural practices from around the world, the is a concept that I am very familiar with and always keep in mind. An article on the recent UN ruling...
Does the UN now support the execution of gays? →
The United Nations General Assembly has voted to remove sexual orientation from a key resolution that calls on member countries to investigate extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions that are motivated by prejudice. The UK and Ireland voted to include sexual orientation in the resolution, but they were outnumbered (79-70) by countries including China, Iraq, Iran and Nigeria who voted to...
The United Nations Fail to Ban the Arbitrary... →
A bit more about the vote.
"UN General Assembly Votes To Allow Gays To Be... →
kalemason: avry: Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people were once again subject to the whims of homophobia and religious and cultural extremism this week, thanks to a United Nations vote that removed “sexual orientation” from a resolution that protects people from arbitrary executions. In other words, the UN General Assembly this week voted to allow LGBT people to be executed...
i want to find a place that feels like home.
thedailywhat: This Is Funny, You Should Listen To It of the Day: The filthiest (read: NSFW) political love song you’ll hear today, courtesy of ItsTheReal’s Eric Rosenthal, Jeff Rosenthal, + Greg Mayo, and their Republican girlfriend. [itsthereal.]
Fuck you if you don't VOTE!
So, the post office managed to screw over 3 of the 4 of us (Kit was already registered from last year). Allie and I went to the DMV to change our licenses this morning and are going with Kit to vote provisionally in the morning at the old people home. If Ken Buck wins, I’m just going to stay home in PA while home for xmas (unless Toomey wins..). Seriously, it’s NOvember. Vote NO on...
are like a forest. My legs are almost as bad. This is more ridiculous that not shaving in Peru and it’s awesome. Also, my shoulders are ripped from lifting boxes at work. Now of only the rest of my body would follow suit. Going to the Transgender Support Group in Denver on thursday out of curiosity.