October 26, 2006

Culture break

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2006 | 11:19 PM | comments

Today's cool music video comes from Italy - Gianna Nannini's song "lO." Fooled ya, didn't I? You thought it would be Asian again... Oh. Well. Yeah, that is Japanese at the end. And the video is all about a...Read More

Evan "Scrooge" Bayh - Hoarding Millions

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 26, 2006 | 5:18 PM | comments

So, finally, John Kerry coughs up some of his leftover 2004 Presidential campaign war chest to be distributed to Democrats in tough fights across the country. $500K, is chump change considering he has between $12 million and $16 million depending...Read More

Conspiracy nuts, start your engines...

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 26, 2006 | 2:29 PM | comments

UPDATE 2: The blogger has been identified as Lane Hudson, of Michigan. Have a look-see. UPDATE: The New York times has an article that confirms most of the details below. Check it out... The statement below is attributed to Brad...Read More

Women as Meat? Rape as Women's Lack of Responsibility? Oh yes...

Filed by Carrie Wooten | October 26, 2006 | 10:22 AM | comments

A Muslim cleric in Australia may be forced to resign after making comments in a sermon about the irresponsibility of Muslim women who go out without head scarves. The cleric went on to imply that such actions invite and are...Read More

The Non-Trans Privilege Checklist

Filed by Ed Team | October 26, 2006 | 1:16 AM | comments

Since my previous post was promoting a talk given by a guy addressing the issue of white privilege, it got me thinking about gender privilege and I went hunting for this checklist that I recall being distributed at a conference I went to a few years back. Check it out. It really helped me to understand trans identity and experience better when I started to realize my own non-trans (cisgendered) privilege.Read More