July 12, 2008

Did You Miss Me?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 12, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

You may or may not have noticed, but I was gone for two weeks. And while the boys on the ed team managed to cover my weekend features for me, I'm sure ya'll missed my snarky comments and cutting witticisms,...Read More


Wallet Woes!

Filed by Fannie Fierce | July 12, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Dear Fannie, I'm in a relationship now where my boyfriend pays for everything, and I mean everything. Restaurants, bars, the rent, utilities, clothes, presents, it's all on his tab. It makes sense, I guess, since he makes a lot...Read More


Will They Choose for or against Equality?

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | July 12, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The VP's they choose and the party platforms they put forth will give a good idea about whether Senator Obama is proposing change we can believe in and whether Senator McCain is a maverick. Some will dismiss the importance of...Read More


Are Girls Really Bad At Math?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 12, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Yesterday I talked about some new studies about the so-called biological basis for gender differences between men and women. Today I wanted to specifically look at the old stereotype that girls can't do math. According to a recent study by...Read More


Case in point: playing with fantasy characters too much can warp a fragile mind

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's been a merry-go-round of rightwing nutjobs in the ole Indiana blogosphere lately, hasn't it? This week even brought us a retro trip to the 80's courtesy of Veritas Rex blogger Aaron Baker. Baker somehow manages to connect the US...Read More


Barack Obama and Post-Homophobic Models of Black Leadership

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 12, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Bill Lindsey is a theologian and writer who expends time and energy trying to keep the churches (and himself) honest. In a career of several decades, he taught and did academic administrative work at a number...Read More


A people's history of the American empire

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

This has to be one of the best history lessons our schoolchildren will never learn. A People's History Of American Empire By Howard Zinn...Read More


How Are You Weathering the Economic Crunch?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 12, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I know it's a depressing thing to think about on the weekend, but let's face it: these are depressing economic times. From high gas prices, to rising food costs, everyone's starting to tighten their belts. Quite literally. For me it's...Read More


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Cindy McCain's facelift

Filed by Ed Team | July 12, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Oh, no contest, Michelle Obama. From a fashion viewpoint, Michelle Obama looks so comfortable and relaxed in her style and her fashion, and she exudes that. She has a presence that gives you confidence in her. Cindy McCain looks like...Read More


How to seduce a transgender woman

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I've been cracking up watching riftgirlblog's videos on YouTube. She has her own blog too - Being T and she's just as funny there. Definitely check her out....Read More