Category Archives: Those that tremble as if they were mad

Girl, Melting

Recently the listicle “9 Chivalrous Habits Of A True Gentleman That Make Women Melt” drifted across my social media radar. In it “fabulous twenty-something” lifestyle blogger Jen Ruiz bemoans a general lack of class on the part of men on … Continue reading

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Check Your Polyamorous Privilege

I agree that polyamory does indeed seem to be a largely white thing. Trader Joe’s, Rush-concert white. If there isn’t already an entry for it on Stuff White People Like there should be. I would also venture that it skews … Continue reading

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Tales from The Day After Tomorrow

At the corner of the bar is a video screen. For still sober customers it offers video poker. Drunker ones may opt for a simpler spot-the-differences-between-the-pictures game. In this mode it displays two photographs side by side. They are mostly identical, … Continue reading

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Urquhart-o-reffic!

Maybe it’s no surprise that I’m becoming a Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart fan. She is one of the regular writers on queer/gender issues for Slate, and I’m part of the liberal-educated-gentrifier demographic that finds in Slate a pretty much direct expression of our … Continue reading

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The Rules

There is one sexually explicit photo of me in existence. San Francisco. Luxury suite in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. A settee. Face clearly visible, and as X-rated as you could want. Actually, I’m not sure if it is still in … Continue reading

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My #YesAllWomen Anecdote

A couple years back I was walking by myself around seven in the evening in my neighborhood in Seattle. It was early, but completely dark, and in a crowded part of town, but those few blocks were deserted. Two guys … Continue reading

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A Plea for the Restoration of Traditional Marriage

Marriage exists for one reason and one reason only: to raise children. If you don’t want to have children, don’t get married. If you do, recognize that the state has a compelling interest in seeing that they are properly cared … Continue reading

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