Gay vs. Queer vs. Bronies

So, I think that Rose McGowan is right: there is too much outright misogyny among too many gays. It’s incredulously impolite that so many gay people can publicly think that vaginas are “gross”. I never understand this; I think it’s undeveloped and sad, and yet some of the neatest, most interesting gay people I know …

Girl Power, or, Kathleen Wynne For The Win

My sort of go-to guy/weblogger for “politics”, CalgaryGrit, rooted for Gerard Kennedy as Ontario’s new Premier-designate, and I liked his arguments. Still, I was happy to read that Kathleen Wynne won the race yesterday. 80% of Canadians now live under a female Premier, a new local record, and pretty cool achievement. I’ve been keen all …

Glass ceiling reno job

Chantal Hébert: The political gender glass ceiling is finally beyond repair: One needs only look at images of the recent meeting between Alberta and Quebec premiers Alison Redford and Pauline Marois to get a sense of an irreversible turning of the gender wheel. At year’s end, three of the four largest provinces — as well …

On GONE WITH THE WIND by Margaret Mitchell

“Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, though men seldom noticed when caught by her charm, as the Tarleton twins were.” – GONE WITH THE WIND GONE WITH THE WIND is the surprisingly compelling story of Scarlett O’Hara, a spoiled princess whose hands have never held any implement beyond an embroidery needle and whose bare skin has …

PATTERNS: THE BIRDS

THE BIRDS is about women, and women’s relationships, and more specifically, it is about the psychology of women in relation to men, and the effect that men (simply by existing, in a male-dominated world), have on women’s relations to other women. It is about how women (Mothers, Lovers, Friends, Sisters, Daughters, Neighbors) relate and how …