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Why Pride Weekend matters
This weekend marks the height of the annual gay pride celebrations: the weekend closest to June 28, the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots . Occasionally people, both within and without the gay ...
musing85 06/30/2013 13 28 - -
College sports are pernicious and should be done away with
I've actually thought so for some time, and not just because I spent some time today reading the report of the special investigative counsel (the "Freeh report") on the way Penn State handled (or ...
musing85 07/12/2012 75 9 - 163
A Tale of Two (i)Tunes
On my commute home this evening, the universe (well, my iPod) apparently felt it was a good night to serve up two powerful women of color making an interesting musical (and philosophical) contrast. ...
musing85 06/12/2012 22 3 - 91
Brothers and Sisters: Doce me quaerere te
Welcome to Brothers and Sisters, the weekly meetup for prayer* and community at Daily Kos. We put an asterisk on pray* to acknowledge that not everyone uses conventional religious ...
musing85 11/27/2011 57 23 - 119
When memory is lost (updated x2)
For GLBT History Month last October, I published a diary about a largely overlooked and ...
musing85 08/05/2011 14 30 1 130
That's more like it, Mr. President! (Obama endorses DOMA repeal: Updated with video)
The Courage Campaign is reporting (sorry, it's mainly a donation link--but it's the only one I'
musing85 07/19/2011 15 22 - 199
Some good news on the HIV/AIDS front
ScienceNOW published an encouraging update this afternoon on the results of two pre-exposure ...
musing85 07/13/2011 12 10 - 89
On heterosexual privilege
I'm not sure where he got it (he doesn't source it, but makes it clear it isn't original to him), but fitness blogger and gay ...
musing85 06/22/2011 186 97 2 711
SOUL Kos Friday Open Thread
We haven't had one of these in a while, and since it's such a lovely day (well, here in the Midwest anyway--first time the sun's been out and the temperature's been above 50 degrees in at least a ...
musing85 04/29/2011 8 4 1 65
I don't intend to apologize for not liking the president
Why? Because it's not my job to like the president--this one or any other. Of whatever race, creed, color, gender, or sexual orientation. Unless I happen to be in love with him or married to him, in ...
musing85 04/27/2011 893 279 4 2151
King & Spalding withdraw from DOMA case; Paul Clement resigns: Updated x7
No details yet, just this from the ACLU's LGBT Twitter feed : BREAKING: King & Spaulding [sic] - firm hired by House ...
musing85 04/25/2011 282 218 - 2130
Brothers and Sisters: Christ is Risen!
Welcome to Brothers and Sisters, the weekly meet-up for prayer* and community at Daily Kos. We put an asterisk on pray* to acknowledge that not everyone uses conventional religious ...
musing85 04/24/2011 137 48 1 401
Zion National Park
Zion National Park was the first national park located in Utah. Located adjacent to the town of Springdale, Utah, the park contains 229 square ...
musing85 04/21/2011 70 52 2 237
Brothers and Sisters: Change our hearts edition
Welcome to Brothers and Sisters, the weekly meetup for prayer* and community at Daily Kos. We put an asterisk on pray* to acknowledge that not everyone uses conventional religious ...
musing85 03/13/2011 39 24 - 169
Illinois repeals death penalty
This will be a short one, since I don't have much in the way of comment except to say "Woohoo!" Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has ...
musing85 03/09/2011 29 35 - 91
It'll never be Valentine's Day for me again
(This is a reposting, with minor modifications, of a diary I published in WYFP? a year ago yesterday.) Most of the ...
musing85 02/14/2011 7 17 - 198
SOUL Kos: A manifesto-y thing
Just before the transition to this shiny new playground, dirkster42 republished his diary On the ...
musing85 02/13/2011 45 26 1 242
France to legalize same-gender marriage?
It's early days yet, but there's potentially some good news for gays and lesbians in France, if not the U.S. Le ...
musing85 11/16/2010 39 22 - 68
Those whom memory forgot: Hitler's gay victims
October is GLBT History Month , an annual occurrence dedicated to remembering people who were gay, lesbian, bi, or trans, and the ...
musing85 10/15/2010 100 199 3 90
Breaking: Turn up the heat on DADT repeal
This just in from Servicemembers Legal Defense Network : WASHINGTON,
musing85 05/14/2010 62 36 1 52
WYFP?, It'll never be V-day again for me edition
WYFP (which stands for "What's Your Fucking Problem?") is our community's Saturday evening ...
musing85 02/13/2010 374 76 - 50
What's your f***ing problem? (WYFP?), New Year's edition
WYFP (which stands for "What's Your Fucking Problem?") is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie ...
musing85 01/02/2010 418 79 3 57
Tsunami strikes American Samoa
This will necessarily be short, as information is just beginning to come in , but: SYDNEY (Reuters) - A series ...
musing85 09/29/2009 21 17 - 43
"How many years can some people exist..."
Before they're allowed to be free?" Bob Dylan penned those words the year before I was born, but they ring just as true today. But it's the next couplet from "Blowin' in ...
musing85 05/30/2009 60 40 1 23
What's your f***ing problem (WYFP)?, hockey and exam edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 04/25/2009 245 55 1 22
Change we shouldn't believe in
I suppose it was only a matter of time before someone tried to make a little political hay out of the political mess that is Illinois politics right now. And Wisconsin Senator Russ ...
musing85 01/26/2009 63 25 - 22
What's your f***ing problem?, arranged fill-in edition (WYFP?)
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 01/10/2009 506 115 1 19
11/04 redux: déjà vu all over again
As I've been hanging around the site the last few days, watching all the Warren diaries come and go, and doing my best to combat some of the more obvious manifestations of ignorance and stupidity in ...
musing85 12/23/2008 62 23 - 31
What's your f***ing problem?, fill-in edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 12/13/2008 590 101 2 27
What's your f**king problem?, fill-in edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 11/01/2008 104 47 - 18
What's your f**king problem?, Pet peeves edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 10/25/2008 456 84 - 34
NIH director to step down next month
Elias Zerhouni, who has been the head of the National Institutes of Health since 2002, has announced he will step down at the end of ...
musing85 09/24/2008 24 9 - 4
A lion passes
Pioneering lesbian activist Del Martin has died, aged 87 . She had been in declining health for some time, but ...
musing85 08/27/2008 16 41 1 19
Troops to leave Iraq beginning next June?
Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere; I scanned the recent diary list and the front page but didn't see anything about it. According ...
musing85 08/21/2008 8 4 - 2
What's your f***ing problem?, Edwards-free edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 08/09/2008 373 77 1 26
What's your f***ing problem, Obama/FISA-free fill-in edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
musing85 06/21/2008 359 85 1 26
What's your f***ing problem?, fill-in edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything ...
musing85 06/14/2008 414 109 2 35
What's your f***ing problem? Holy Hell Week edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything ...
musing85 03/15/2008 281 47 - 28
Update on the NIU shootings (updated x2)
Jesus Christ, inner Light, Let not our own darkness conquer us. Jesus Christ, inner Light, ...
musing85 02/15/2008 28 20 - 43
Clinton and Obama: Two peas in a pod
Like mcjoan and many other Democrats and denizens of Left Blogistan, I find myself less than completely thrilled by our ...
musing85 02/03/2008 135 31 2 24
Dems equally good (and bad) on gay rights
There have been a number of diaries here recently on the issue of gay rights and the top three Democratic candidates' respective stances on that issue. (Obama has probably gotten more of the ...
musing85 01/23/2008 124 37 1 40
What's your f**king problem? Holiday edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that we ...
musing85 12/29/2007 397 61 - 7
What's your f**king problem?, What did I forget? edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that we ...
musing85 10/20/2007 444 80 1 7
Six years on
We are six years on from the latest date in American history that will live in infamy, to borrow a phrase from a much better orator and a galactically better president than the Boy Who Would Be ...
musing85 09/11/2007 5 - - 1
What's your f**king problem?, Bastille Day edition
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that we ...
musing85 07/14/2007 292 60 - 14
Help homeless kids go to college
I was in a meeting this afternoon at work when I heard something that maybe my fellow Kossacks can help out with. There's a bill sitting ...
musing85 06/13/2007 90 122 2 91
What's your f**king problem?, Vive la France! edition (WYFP?)
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that ...
musing85 05/12/2007 301 69 - 16
What's Your F*cking Problem?, fill-in edition (WYFP?)
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that we ...
musing85 02/17/2007 491 65 - 8
What's Your F*cking Problem? (WYFP?)
WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and anything else that we ...
musing85 02/10/2007 497 76 1 22
Lies, damned lies, and statistics
The 2008 presidential campaign is, for all intents and purposes, underway. Pundits and political analysts have noted, at least in passing, the breadth and depth of the Democratic field, but most ...
musing85 01/28/2007 8 9 1 -
What's your fucking problem? (WYFP!) Ersatz edition
Won't you please share the joy of WYFP by recommending? WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and perhaps share advice. ...
musing85 12/23/2006 510 83 1 24
Matthew 24:6
musing85 10/17/2006 49 8 - -
IL-14: We can do this thing!
musing85 10/12/2006 8 17 - 32
NPR: Foleygate makes no difference to "values voters"
musing85 10/05/2006 51 21 - 16
Brothers and Sisters (authorized fill-in edition),
musing85 10/01/2006 175 66 1 11
Breaking: two Colorado schools evacuated, hostages taken
musing85 09/27/2006 59 9 1 18
The "mommy state," Republican-style
musing85 08/30/2006 20 12 - -
CT-Sen: It's about follow-through
musing85 08/21/2006 25 21 - 8
Let's do Hurricane Rita right, folks
musing85 09/19/2005 14 2 - -
IL-Gov: LaHood is out of the race
musing85 08/18/2005 6 1 - -
Breaking: Brother Roger of Taize murdered
musing85 08/16/2005 8 11 - 45
The Word for the Week
musing85 07/10/2005 10 8 - -
Jonah Goldberg eats crow
musing85 07/06/2005 16 4 - -
The Word for the Week
musing85 07/03/2005 28 15 - -
It begins to make a sort of twisted sense (w/poll)
musing85 06/26/2005 2 4 - -
Kiss campus freedom of the press goodbye
musing85 06/21/2005 7 6 - 1
USMC kidnaps teen-ager? (Updated)
musing85 06/08/2005 81 91 - 10
Rehnquist hanging up the robe?
musing85 06/02/2005 29 10 - -
IL-Gov: Blagorgeous must go!
musing85 05/30/2005 26 5 - -
A modest proposal (w/poll)
musing85 05/24/2005 14 4 - 1
Libera nos ab omnibus dissimulatis*
musing85 05/19/2005 2 7 - -
What might Benedict XVI's election mean? (w/poll)
musing85 04/19/2005 33 12 - 7
Another statement for Pastor Dan
musing85 04/16/2005 27 83 - -
Breaking: Major earthquake near Sumatra
musing85 03/28/2005 15 6 - -
Bush gets 9-year-old to pimp his SS plan
musing85 02/26/2005 28 13 - 11
Pharisee Nation
musing85 02/17/2005 288 227 - 11
Sen. Durbin on Abu Gonzalez nomination
musing85 02/17/2005 3 2 - -
A date that will live in infamy....
musing85 01/20/2005 2 1 - -
The reason for the season
musing85 12/22/2004 - 5 - 8
Science Thursday: New hope for AIDS vaccine? (w/poll)
musing85 11/18/2004 4 1 - -
A GOTV reminder (with picture!)
musing85 10/22/2004 5 - - -
Trib endorses Bush: An elaborate hoax?
musing85 10/17/2004 17 3 - -
Reuters out of touch on Senate race
musing85 10/08/2004 8 - - -
Woe to the complacent in Zion!
musing85 09/26/2004 6 3 - 11
Some new Illinois polling numbers
musing85 09/19/2004 10 - - -
Anti-choicers marching on
musing85 09/13/2004 2 3 - -
Quarum hodie memoriam facimus*
musing85 09/11/2004 9 5 - 1
Barnes interview airs TONIGHT
musing85 09/08/2004 9 2 - -
Full text of Kerry's "Christmas in Cambodia" speech
musing85 08/24/2004 6 4 - -
Breaking: Bush to pull troops from Europe, Asia
musing85 08/13/2004 44 4 - -
Obama should ignore Keyes
musing85 08/05/2004 16 - - -
Republican racial politics in Illinois
musing85 08/04/2004 24 - - -
The spinning of Obama begins (w/poll)
musing85 07/28/2004 19 - - 10
Obama's "sneak peek" is up
musing85 07/27/2004 3 - - 1
SCOTUS opinions are posted
musing85 06/28/2004 16 - - 12
GMail4troops.com is live
musing85 06/21/2004 9 - - -
What BushCo lack: R-E-S-P-E-C-T
musing85 06/20/2004 2 - - -
President Kerry's first SOTU: A suggestion
musing85 06/07/2004 6 - - -
Lest we forget
musing85 06/06/2004 3 - - -
Not to praise Reagan but to bury him
musing85 06/05/2004 21 - - 1
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