Monthly Archives: June 2015

Original Definition of Homophobia

Before the term “homophobia” was co-opted to express fear of homosexuality, it meant “fear of sameness”, which is probably the more accurate of the two definitions.

June 29, 2015

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Today is a Good Day; or “Why Antonin Scalia is a Big Ol’ Gas-Bag”

Today, we experienced a moment that can only be described as historic.  When SCOTUS handed down its decision on Obergefell vs. Hodges, it dismantled many of the legal arguments against marriage equality; clearly a victory for those of us who feel couples should be able to marry, regardless of their gender.

June 26, 2015

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The Classic Feghoot

Friends and family have long known of my love for the much-malighed Feghoot.  What, pray tell, is a feghoot?  Wikipedia defines it, somewhat dryly, as : A story pun (also known as a poetic story joke or Feghoot) is a humorous short story or vignette ending in a pun (typically […]

June 25, 2015

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