For some reason, I don’t like writing more than one post per day, so this goes up today instead of yesterday.
The Town Where Immigrants Hit a Human Wall. [TW: Racism] America welcomes your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Unless they’re not white.
Republicans Can’t Stop Comparing Immigrants to Rapists. [TW: Racism] No racist overtones here. Nope.
Some Bible verses for the Good Christians® angry that migrant kids might sleep in a bed. [TW: Racism] Some people are horrified that immigrant children might actually get beds to sleep on.
“Crisis Manager” Xavier Hermosillo Shrewdly Defuses Immigration Tumult By Threatening Cartoonist. Well I can see why they hired him.
Plan B’s label is wrong, not even remotely close to abortion. The only reason it says that it may cause abortions is because scientists can’t prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that it doesn’t.
Why Do We Need Labels Like “Gay”, “Bi”, “Trans”, and “Cis”? [TW: Homophobia, Transphobia] This post pretty much covers all the things.
The Problem With Science. [TW: Transphobia] Science (the profession) has a transphobia problem, exemplified by the actions of Science (the journal).
TSA employee to security theater skeptics: “You don’t have shit for rights”. I don’t believe it’s possible to more succinctly capture my objections to the TSA.
What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name. [TW: Sexism] Surprisingly, most people were cool with it. But not everyone, because sexism.
Yes. Body positivity is all the awesome.
Kansas was supposed to be the GOP’s tax-cut paradise. Now it can barely pay its bills. This must be awkward for the GOP.
Why atheists (and everyone) should leave psychoanalysis out of their disagreements. Maybe don’t psychoanalyze people you disagree with, okay?
Pax Index Bets Women-Led Firms Can Beat The Stock Market. Honestly, they probably won’t beat the market, because almost nobody beats the market, but this is awesome nonetheless.
Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975. Clela Rorex is a hero.
A Threshold View of Triggers. Maybe triggers are worse if you’re stressed, tired, or otherwise worn out. Which is yet another reason why trigger warnings are a good thing.