They're against pet ownership, even seeing-eye dogs. They railed against Obama for swatting a fly. They euthanize animals by the dozens. They don't think animal research is worth finding a cure for AIDS or cancer. They exploit women in their ads. They are sizeist. They make me want to eat all the burgers after I punch… » 7/25/14 10:19am Friday 10:19am

After years of poly adjacency, I dove into the deep end of polyamory last fall and have managed to go through quite a few permutations as I seek my footing and explore what works best for me. I've begun to lean toward monogamishness —primary partner with a very long leash. » 7/24/14 6:28pm Thursday 6:28pm

I think there's a possibility that Mrs. Warren attributed Suzanne's behavioral issues not to her race but to the psychological burden of her tokenism, something that they recognized but failed to proactively work to combat. Rather than choosing to live in a more diverse area or doing more to ensure that Suzanne had… » 7/24/14 1:38pm Thursday 1:38pm

I've encountered one —only one— guy who refused sex during my period. It weakened his chi, he claimed. Other than that, I have never dated or bedded anyone who's ever given a solitary fuck about digital or vaginal sex during menstruation, and a total of three men have performed oral sex on me during my period.… » 7/23/14 10:54am Wednesday 10:54am

From Wikipedia: "The fourth season will be set in Jupiter, Florida and will be centered around one of the few remaining freak shows of the 1950s, as its members do anything to keep the business alive. The season will focus on the conflict between the freaks and the "evil forces" who do not understand them." » 7/18/14 9:50am 7/18/14 9:50am

Once I aged out of sleepaway camp, I was more likely to do internships or volunteer work over the summer. The latter was often assigned to me as a form of punishment which actually turned out to be really fun, like summer counselor at a children's psych hospital. » 7/16/14 12:53pm 7/16/14 12:53pm

You're still talking about the body someone lives in. Plastic surgery doesn't make body snarking fair game. Animus should be directed toward the scrutiny and impossible beauty standards that cause people alter their bodies, not toward the people or those people's bodies. Doing the former rather than the latter also… » 7/15/14 8:59pm 7/15/14 8:59pm