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The Value Of Two Cents, or, I’m Dealing With My Own Change So You Can Keep Yours

(This began on Facebook. The question was a real question.) You know what I can live without? “Although this is an internal discussion within a marginalized community I am not a member of, here’s my 2 cents!” We already know … Continue reading

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Allies Who Are Not Allies

There are always things floating on the web that serve to call out people who think they are Allies, who proclaim themselves Allies, but who don’t actually help. Who actually make things worse. If you are an Ally who is … Continue reading

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What’s It All About, Alfie?

Howdy! I’ve been in a bit of a brief hiatus the last couple of months, not blogging much, so I’d like to start off with some notes about what’s been going on. If you’ve read Flotsam and Jetsam, then you … Continue reading

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Elevator Conversation #1: A Sports Metaphor

One of the basic tools of the activist is the “elevator conversation” — a fast way to explain the issue that they are trying to communicate about. These conversations are potent and useful, because you simply cannot expect everyone to … Continue reading

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Unbridled Commercialism

Now available at Amazon.com — a collection of articles drawn primarily from this blog, but including material from a couple other platforms and a couple previously unpublished pieces. This ebook is economically priced ($5.99 USD) and available now. Queerer Theory: … Continue reading

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Feminism and Allyship

Part one: The Feminism of the Male-identified Feminist I love the Everyday Feminism site. It’s an invaluable resource for male-identified feminists (well, for feminists of all genders, really). I’ve been thinking a lot about feminism lately. I’ve read some really … Continue reading

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BiFurious

Anger: a couple of people have pointed out to me that sometimes my tone comes across as, well, hostile. I admit it – I get indignant sometimes, when I read things like Bonnie Kaye’s statement in her recently published book … Continue reading

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