Posts Tagged ‘Politics’
This much everyone agrees on: The president of Chick-Fil-A restaurants, Dan Cathy, actively opposes same-gender marriage. He says it goes against the bible, and that proponents of gay marriage are inviting God’s judgment. Sure Dan, whatever. Another fact: the mayors of Boston and Chicago have each declared the restaurant chain unwelcome in their city because [...]
Fred Willard is a tremendously gifted TV and film actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Modern Family; Best In Show, A Mighty Wind). His career is now abruptly over because he was arrested by L.A. vice cops at an adult movie theater. Not convicted, not sentenced. Arrested. For “lewd behavior” in a porn theater. (Why doesn’t Fred [...]
This week the Georgia State Legislature debated a bill in the House that would make it necessary for some women to carry stillborn or dying fetuses until they “naturally” go into labor. In arguing for this bill Representative Terry England described his empathy forpregnant cows and pigs in the same situation. I have a question for…
One of the issues in the arsenal of weapons in America’s war on sex is pornography. And one of the best defenses is a strong offense. By compiling this collection, authors Lynn Comella and Shira Tarrant are taking tremendous, bold steps to bring the much-needed discussions out into the open in two accessible volumes. The…
“Governing Sexuality” explores issues of sexual citizenship and law reform in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe today. It uses same sex sexualities as a prism through which to explore broader questions of legal and political theory.
Hard Bargains takes a forthright and level-headed look at all aspects of one of the biggest controversies in contemporary American society–heterosexual sex–and delivers a radically new perspective on the sexual lives of women and men.