& More on the Fr. Pfleger post! Someone wrote to me & said: I am Catholic as well, 1st generation Irish-American, I was poor, faced prejudice – and feel I owe nothing to Father Pfleger’s constituency. I feel I worked… Continue Reading
Betty has brought it to my attention that much of the lefty blogosphere is upset with Fr. Pfleger – that going to Obama’s church & mocking Hillary was not good for Obama, at all. Which may be true. Surely it… Continue Reading
When Catholics priests are righteous, they make me so damn happy. Shoot, I’d be a practicing Catholic again if I found a parish priest like him. For the record, it’s the beginning of this sermon that I like the most… Continue Reading
More on Governor Paterson’s decision: When David A. Paterson was growing up and his parents would go out of town, he and his little brother would stay in Harlem with family friends they called Uncle Stanley and Uncle Ronald. Uncle… Continue Reading
Finally I don’t have to be embarassed to be a NYer: Governor Paterson has decided that NY will recognize other states’ same-sex marriages! In a directive issued on May 14, the governorâ€™s legal counsel, David Nocenti, instructed the agencies that… Continue Reading
Andrew Sullivan has just said outloud, so to speak, that Bush should be impeached. I suppose that would require proving that what McClennan has said in his book is true.
There is a lot of language around transness that is about death/rebirth, & honestly, it always put me off. I didn’t like thinking about the idea of Jason dying (or Betty killing him off). It seems overly dramatic. But that’s… Continue Reading
A thank you to all our current soldiers and our veterans today, and to the families of those people who often wait and worry in ways most of us can’t imagine. But an especial thank you to those LGBT veterans… Continue Reading
Marie Cocco’s column, in The Washington Post, about the misogyny expressed in Hillary Clinton-bashing, is quite eye-opening, I think. Not surprising to me, but seeing it laid out starkly in black and white is sobering nonetheless.
Right now, drunk, my only regret in life is not having had Tod A.’s lovechild. Really. Tonight at Southpaw, here in the Slope, they were amazing – from the female trombone player to the Sikh drummer who was goddamned amazing.I… Continue Reading
If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth watching: Ellen puts John McCain in the hotseat over gay marriage.
& The other two most popular attractions for the French, when they come to visit NYC, after the Brooklyn Bridge: #2: The Statue of Liberty (because the French gave it to us, after all) #3: Harlem If you’re wondering about… Continue Reading
Here’s one of the odder things I’ve ever found on the Internets: John Malcovich being interviewed while being bathed, in a bathtub, by another man. (thanks to Tranny in Trouble for the link.)
Is Barack Obama Muslim?
Tonight Betty & I were watching some combination of Burn Notice, Keith Olbermann, and Law & Order (always L&O), when we heard fireworks out our window. There were some last week too, so we kind of responded with a “must… Continue Reading
Funny, but I don’t expect we’ll see the usual round of panicked op-eds worrying about the poor boys this time around, since there isn’t anything to worry about. Or rather, there’s never been anything to worry about. Not that most… Continue Reading
So Kentucky voters have said that race matters. Has anyone actually come out & said they won’t vote for Clinton because she’s a woman? Is Geraldine Ferraro talking out her ass again?
What’s a politico to do? I am an ardent feminist, which most of you reading already know well enough. But I’m so saddened by the way women are talking about the Democratic nomination and how they feel they’ve been sent… Continue Reading
Wow this is depressing. When I was a kid, I beat one of my peers at the 50 yard dash. & He challenged me to race his older (by a year) cousin, who I also beat. & Then I was… Continue Reading