February 18, 2013

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The Economics of Risky Sex & Love

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

Instead of assuming irrationality, maybe the benefit to sex and love is bigger than we generally imagine. If people were just looking for some fun or to pass the time, they'd choose activities with a lower cost. Like sky-diving or yachting or alligator-wrestling.Read More


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My Stonewall Story

Filed by Mark Segal | February 18, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Sitting down at his desk he leaned towards me and said, "Read in the Inquirer that you were at Stonewall. What was it like?"Read More


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A Little Good News

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | February 18, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

There is no question that journalism accentuates the negative. But so does history, which tries to cover the past as thoroughly as journalism covers the present.Read More


The Greatest American President [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's President's Day, the holiday where Americans nationwide celebrate the fact that some workers have the day off while the rest of us plug away at the daily grind. Or is that Labor Day?Read More


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No, Forcing People to Abstain from Sex Is Mysterious

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

It is mysterious how parents often want to control teens' sexualities, or conservatives want to control everyone's sexualities. Is there any other activity with such capacity to increase happiness - everyone's happiness - but still manages to be suppressed with disproportionately little protest?Read More


Hate Trumps Community and Learning

Filed by Ed Team | February 18, 2013 | 8:00 AM | comments

Because hate for LGBT people trumps community and learning for every kid in the county. Sign Bayli's petition here....Read More


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It's the fair thing to do.

Filed by Ed Team | February 18, 2013 | 7:00 AM | comments

"Allowing same-sex couples to wed under the law would not devalue traditional marriage. It would affirm the bedrock values that underlie and sustain such unions. "Marriage promotes stable families, safeguards the interests of children and rewards committed relationships. "Recognizing same-sex...Read More