Day: December 19, 2010
Gendered Conference Campaign T-Shirts!
The 21st Century Monads have made “I Like to See the Ladies”/Gendered Conference Campaign T-Shirts! Buy them here.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a sea of these at the APA? Don’t know if they’d arrive on time, but it’s worth a shot! (Thanks, Kris!)
The Sunday Cat is sad for all the freezing countries/states
In fact, we saw half of this before, but not Simon has finished it!
So long, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
By a very satisfying vote of 65 to 31, the U.S. Senate voted today to repeal the 17-year-old ban on gays serving openly in the military. I know, this paraphrasing is complicated by the fact that gay service prior to these 17 years wasn’t unfettered, either. But the goofy torture of this benighted bill was that it acknowledged how wrong Reagan-era pursuit of purging gays from the military was, while affirming, with the presidential seal, that men and women who find enforced closeting to be demeaning and undignified are ‘correctly’ punished for exercising the ordinary privilege of laying claim to their identities.