We have to stop thinking that Reddit comments, Facebook likes, online petitions, and 140 character tweets are really going to change anything. We also have to stop thinking that there isn’t anything that we can do.
A “teachable” moment was created when Michael Douglas revealed in his interview with Xan Brooks in The Guardian that his throat cancer was caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), thanks in no small part to his oral sexual activity with women. Mr. Douglas, who is in remission from a bout with throat cancer in 2010, [...]
Ah, the things we do for the craft of journalism. I was repulsed by the idea of watching IRS employees learn to dance to Cupid Shuffle. It was for you – the people – that I sacrificed two minutes and fifty-one seconds of my life. Great news (for you): it was worse than I imagined. [...]
Although I do not own a gun, I do know how to shoot one, and I have seen first hand the damage that guns can do. Years ago, I had to clean up after the shooting death of my friend’s brother. He was 24 years old, and a father. He and a friend of his were [...]
UK feminist groups Feminista and Object have begun a campaign to force retailers to stop selling magazines with images of naked and semi-naked women, using the Equality Act of 2010. This is bad news for sex-positive, individualist feminists for two reasons. First, it’s extremely off-putting from an outreach perspective. Second, it actually endangers individual liberty. [...]