Gay Marriage for All

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing Gay Marrage “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family,” Justice Anthony Kennedy Congrats to Jack and George, the first gay couple married in Dallas, TX http://t.co/tf1nunsWPt #pics #reddit pic.twitter.com/Sw59S6Ojpa — Reddit Subreddits (@subredditsbot) June 26, 2015 The decision was split, a 5-4 ruling with Kennedy, the swing vote, writing for the majority. Scalia wrote the dissenting opinion. “…by all means celebrate today’s decision. Celebrate the achievement of a desired goal. Celebrate the opportunity for a new expression of commitment…


Pretty and Gay

The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in all states. Remember when “gay” unironically meant “happy?” I don’t. The only modern use of it in that way I remember is when Ellen DeGeneres use it as wordplay on her sitcom when she came out. “I’m pretty, and witty, and… hey?!” Well, today, it really feels like gay means happy again. Earnie & Tony are now officially married. First couple in #Arkansas post the SCOTUS ruling. pic.twitter.com/0neXVQEC4Q — Elicia Dover (@EliciaDover) June 26, 2015 Do you see anything here other than happiness and love? Barbara DiBernard and Judith Gibson embrace after getting…


Facts about the Dylann Roof Case

Roof told police he almost didn’t go through with his plans because the people in the church were so nice. Think about that one for a while. People knew about his plans beforehand Roof told a black neighbor the week before what his plans were. “He said that he was going to the college to shoot the college up and I think that, because the college campus was so hard to get onto, maybe he couldn’t get into that school and he settled for that church.” Roof told his roommate he wanted to do something big like Trayvon Martin… “He…


Dashcam Video of Dylan Roof Arrest Released

The Shelby, North Carolina Police Department released dash cam footage of the arrest of Dylann Roof Tuesday. The video shows Roof calmly cooperating as several police officers took him into custody. Not taken to Burger King Roof was provided with food, but he was not, as some news outlets have reported, taken to Burger King. According to Snopes.com Roof was apprehended between 10 and 11 AM on 18 June 2015… At the time of Roof’s arrest, the Charleston shooting was a worldwide headline and the case had already escalated to the level of a major news story. Regardless of all the straightforward…


Allen West on Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher is a 61-year-old Maryland man who was beaten close to death by a group of mostly black students. My prayers go out to this man for his rapid recovery, and I have to express my shock at our capacity for violence. I need to make it absolutely clear that I don’t excuse or condone the actions of these boys and girls and I have no intention of speaking to the sociological realities of this event.My finger-pointing and my criticism in these columns is reserved for manipulative and dishonest arguments that sink to the level of sinister. In this case, in…


We’re actively looking for contributors and assistants

Read our mission statement on the About page, and read what we’re looking for and how to contact us on the Contributor page.   We are actively looking for contributions for our first official issue, the Feminist’s Angst issue. Articles, blogs, art, graphics, research, and ideas furthering the cause of and to foster a thoughtful conversation on feminism are needed for our first official issue. If your idea seems to fit, we want it. If it seems outside the box, we definitely want it. The deadline is June 21. We’re also looking for potential issues and themes for future issues….