This week’s collection of links has nothing to do with the holiday implications of red coffee cups. Instead, we have some LGBTQ+ news, bookish things, and one woman who is not about to be a cooperative Trump spectator. Read on!
Torchwood understands that our desire for sex, for connection, is wrapped up in our sense of mortality.
“The sciences of human nature tend to validate the practices and preferences of whatever regime happens to be sponsoring them. In totalitarian regimes, dissidence is treated as mental illness. In apartheid regimes, interracial contact is treated as unnatural. In free-market regimes, self-interest is treated as hardwired.” Louis Menand
I am an ally for LGBTQ people. In the past few years, I have been educating myself on these issues and all forms of oppression, exploring diversity in its many variations and definitions. And just when I was getting pretty comfortable – don’t do that because it means you’re getting smug – life threw me […]