Fearless Girl is awesome staring down Charging Bull. Fearless Girl is completely awesome on her own. Our feelings about art evolve; that is what art is.
When another group comes along and says, “your way of being should be eradicated” everyone’s alarm bells should go off. Isn’t that what conversation therapy is all about?
I am grateful to Laurie R. King for expressing beautifully how I am feeling today about moving forward. Please go read.
Artists record the times. Right now it’s songs that spur my resolve for the year about to land on us all. Songs that show these times are not new.
A profound and lyric essay by Lise MacTague that resonated with me and I think will with many of you. We know we’re the lucky ones because we’ve survived. It could be worse. But many of the things we feel “lucky” for are things no one should have to endure. THE LUCKY ONES Posted on June 15, 2016 by Lise MacTague I came out to my parents when I was twenty. My mom already knew. My father might not have been happy about it, but he faked it well enough that I didn’t find out about his discomfort until years after he died. I am one of the lucky ones. When I was seventeen, I went for a walk READ MORE OF THE ORIGINAL Please comment and like and do all that on Lise’s blog. She deserves your props. (While you’re there, check out her other blogs and her books.)
Calling out politicians and businesses who champion discrimination and spew their fancy hate is easy and necessary. But let’s have the harder conversations too.
I have few coherent words. KG MacGregor has words and they are all, as usual, very coherent. Please read. For those who think elections and judges don’t matter I have no time for you today.
Hacking means your Facebook security is at risk. Spoofing means someone is pretending to be you – your friends are at risk. Here’s how to deal with both.
Even as our bodies are strewn across the straight world’s entertainment landscape, we’re expected to be grateful to have even been included. Applause for the bravery of the mainstream writer for their diversity and daring.
REBLOG Steven Spohn’s essay at Terrible Minds: I Am Not Your Plot Device.
Why did I put a souffle recipe in Making Up for Lost Time?
I have two reasons to reblog this. First, my spouse doesn’t know that’s a thing, so you know, a little education for the retiree. Second, when I prank all y’all on Friday with this oldie but goodie: https://localhost/stipends-for-lesbian-fiction-writers-well-never-have-to-work-again/ and you fall for it for even two seconds, that’s on you. Just sayin’.
The pretty. So pretty.