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|Quilt-chemo-babble and a Song
|AP does it wrong: Sexualization of trans women
One presumes that a news organization would have a style guide for a reason. GLAAD summarizes the AP and New York Times style books here . And right there it says... Use the pronoun preferred by ...
|This is Us!
Amazon has launched a new documentary series about transgender and gender non-conforming people, called This is Me . This Is Me is an online series exploring contemporary issues faced by the trans ...
|Scott Walker not looking for rape or incest exemptions in Wisconsin 20-week abortion ban
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Last fall, as he campaigned for re-election as governor of ...
|Call These People, and Make Them Listen
Under the First Amendment, you have the right to petition your government to redress your grievances. Now would be a good time to do that. Today. According to public reports, the 18 Democratic ...
|Next up? Barnard
Barnard College's trustees are expected to vote this coming week on the issue of transgender admissions. Mills, Mount Holyoke,
|The myth of lost manhood in America
Conservatives are all about manhood. To them, a man can change a tire, rescue a woman in distress, fire a gun, protect his family, and grill food over an open fire. In the clip above, Fox News ...
|Mark E Andersen||05/31/2015||253|
|Drove to Iowa For Bernie Barnstorming (Pics!): NOW WITH A NIFTY POLL!
Why spend your Saturday chillaxin' with a cuppa coffee and the border collie, when you can instead drive a mere four hours to Ames, Iowa to listen the man who AT A MINIMUM will ultimately shape the ...
|On the lighter side
We trans people are generally thought to have absolutely no sense of humor about ourselves. Generally, our response to someone who says that is that we are still waiting for them to say something ...
|A few dozen other WEDC awards worth a second look
Investigative journalists, Democratic state legislators, fellow bloggers, Government Accountability Board members, amateur muckrakers, and members of the Jeb Bush Opposition Research Team, this is ...
Shane Ortega ha served three combat tours...two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan...two as a marine and one in the Army...two as a woman and one as a man. Sgt. Ortega is stationed at Wheeler Army Air ...
|DAMAGED BRAND: Self-described "bold" Republican presidential candidate evades his party affiliation
This book title is inoperative. On Scott Walker's official if technically proto-presidential campaign web site (he hasn't yet officially declared, although he's running like crazy and raising ...
|Kyler's Mom calls for change
I wrote about Kyler on Tuesday: Sometimes life gets too hard Kyler's mother has decided to use Kyler's painful passing as an instrument to create change. The passing of my son was the most ...
|WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R) Says The Lego Movie Is Part Of A Propaganda Campaign Against Business Owners
Some more lunacy from the most vulnerable Tea Party U.S. Senator: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/28/lego-movie-scripted-by-karl-marx_n_7462068.html?utm_hp_ref=politics ...
|Scott Walker: On The Solution To The Probe Rape Issue
An Open Letter To Wisconsin Women Dear Women Folk It has been brought to my intention that ultrasound requirements may involve unwanted intrusion into your lady parts. We have come to a ...
|That word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
Apparently we're getting out of control. Yes...control. I believe that's the key word. Focus on the Family and Family Research Council are upset. Transgender people are winning more acceptance ...
|No, Governor Walker. State Mandated Rape is not "a cool thing."
What Governor Walker and his deviant cohorts across the country are trying to explain away is rape - State Mandated Rape. And there is nothing "cool" about any of it. In an interview with ...
|WI-Sen: Al Franken (D. MN) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Al Franken (D. MN) in support of Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R. WI):
|Wisconsin Should Rein in Tax Breaks that Aren’t Tied to Job Creation
There’s been a lot of talk in Wisconsin over the last couple of weeks about the need to ensure that tax breaks and loans awarded by Wisconsin’s economic development agency are limited to ...
|WI Budget Project||05/27/2015||4|
|Sometimes life gets too hard
Last Friday was the memorial service for Kyler Prescott. Kyler's mother spoke to the press before the service. I feel so broken inside. I feel like my soul has been ripped from my body. -- ...
|Comfort Makes Me Right: Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left
Copper, cotton and fool's gold beaten into mash, shoveled down maws of metal monkeys, greater than the sum of ribs, thumbs, and vertebrae. Acid leak squeals spray from split purple lips. Road ...
|In Wisconsin The Cronyism and Extremism Just Got Worse; No abortion for you.
No, he has no shame. Cronies, cronies everywhere is Scott Walkers modus operendi . It used to be confined to government jobs, agency and department heads, or appointments. No more. These ...
|ACLU challenges anti-transgender Michigan identification policy
The ACLU is representing six transgender Michigan residents who are suing the Michigan Secretary of State in federal court (Eastern District of Michigan) seeking to change a policy which almost ...
|What a waste ... Memorial Day (a short story)
This short story was previously published on Monday, May 28, 2012, as "Memorial ...
|Mark E Andersen||05/25/2015||39|
|Memorial Day and Flanders Fields
I often struggle to write about Memorial Day. It is about more ...
|Mark E Andersen||05/24/2015||101|
|Chaos Follows Right Wing Takeover of Wisconsin Supreme Court
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this picture of newly RW anointed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack is ...
|Ruby's Dream House
I first wrote about Ruby Corado on June 8, 2013...well, after a shorter mention of her in August of 2012 ...
|Tough Times in the Hate Business
I guess when you run a hate organization, you have to keep the perceived horrors involving what you hate in the news in order to keep those donations rolling in. I mean, the hate don't pay for ...
|Scott Walker and the GOP Turning First Amendment Rights Upside Down
Does simply investigating whether a political crime occurred violate the First Amendment rights of the suspect? Presidential hopeful Scott Walker's allies say yes. What will the courts say?
|Scott Walker Fired as Chair of His Own Job Creation Agency
The Joint Finance Committee of the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has agreed to a set of changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), including a provision to fire ...
|Giles Goat Boy||05/22/2015||8|
|You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency (Big Update)
Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we ...
|Walker Fired from WEDC!
this came up while scanning the Journal Sentinel http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/joint-finance-to-deal-today-with-troubled-wedc-cuts-to-seniorcare-b99504512z1-304551231.html Walker ...
|Boulder mom steps up for her kids
Kai Mackenzie has two children. Both were assigned male at birth...but that didn't take. As a parent, Kai McKenzie admits it took years to understand what it meant to raise a transgender child. Kai�
|Wisconsin Legislature really is insane
Reading this list from the Wisconsin DHS https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p4/p44578.pdf just makes me angrier the more I look at it. It's inconsistent (you can buy fresh sweet potatoes/...
|Scott 'Shifty' Walker explains what a real flip-flopper is and he isn't one
"Sometimes, my own stances just slip ...
|WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. Senators, ...
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- After discussing topics with those of contrary opinion here, I often come away with the distinct feeling that "I know the other person is wrong, but I really don't want to continue discussing the ...81 comments 51 Recs
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- Nearly everyone here has had the frustrating experience of trying – and failing – to convince a member of the GOP to see the light. A few of us have broken through. Most of us have failed. ...17 comments 10 Recs
- Mike Huckabee, The Fundamentalist Christian Movement and Ascribing Christianity to Inanimate ObjectsFrederick Clarkson wrote a very good diary on Mike Huckabee and his latest claims that God has been ushered out of the public square. In his diary, Clarkson noted the typical Huckabee oddity - that ...191 comments 248 Recs
- I was glad to see Joan front-page an item on the FL-18 race yesterday , and I hope it raised some much-needed funds . I'm going to try my best to lay out all of today's developments and the road ...18 comments 45 Recs
- This is just the most brilliant thing ever. Written Monday morning. While everyone is looking at the polls and the storm, Romney’s slipping into the presidency. He’s quietly rising, and he’s ...414 comments 770 Recs
- I teach health policy. Pity me. I have traveled the length and breadth of the purple state of Wisconsin attempting to explain to skeptical, and sometimes hostile, audiences what the Affordable Care ...220 comments 622 Recs
- It has been four years since I first discovered and contributed to Daily Kos. I doubt anyone remembers my few diary contributions, but I was An Angry Republican in Indiana . I was thrilled with ...165 comments 960 Recs
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