Weekly Reader: April 2007

Fetch!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2007 | 6:00 PM | comments

A straight woman describes her first visit to a local lesbian S&M club:My first wild lesbian fetish party feels like a junior-high school dance, with all the boys lined up on one side of the room and all the girls...Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 1:30 PM | comments

GOP Gov. Ernie Fletcher of Kentucky says he'll call a special session of the General Assembly to prevent two state universities from giving DP benefits. He thinks they violate the state's anti-marriage amendment. (Lexington Herald-Tribune) Barbara Walters will host special...Read More


Fetch!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 21, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Sarah Blustain further unpacks the recent Carhart decision:That the anti-abortion movement reframed its arguments against abortion in ways that seem to protect women while in fact actually constraining them. This is a key new turn in the anti-abortion strategy: to...Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Also this past week: Ted Haggard's moving to Pheonix! I know why: the boys are so much hotter in Phoenix, and they wear so much less. (Denver Post) Cameroon is going to start providing free HIV/AIDS treatment to its citizens,...Read More


Fetch!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 14, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Jim Burroway debunks Paul Cameron's latest "study":But it's just enough of a cover for Cameron to hijack the reputation of the Eastern Psychological Association to enhance his usual bag of tricks. And it turns out the general public aren't the...Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 06, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here are some headlines that we didn't cover this week:Mary Cheney's having a boy. (The Washington Post) Just a pinch of prejudice... An upcoming biography shows Julia Child's changing attitudes towards gays and lesbians. (Boston Magazine) Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick...Read More