At a recent campaign meeting in which Rick Santorum was speaking, two men stood up and started kissing each other. They were asked to leave, and did. And, as they did, the crowd repeatedly roared USA!, USA! The only implication I can draw from this is that Santorum’s supporters think gay people are not real Americans.
Which is more than a little disturbing.
How is it possible for someone to be entirely wrong, and yet coincidentally right, three times in a row, on a maths test?
Urban Outfitters, which is apparently some kind of clothing company, stocked a “greeting card” containing a grossly transphobic rhyme.
To quote Natalie Reed:
Yet another instance of the “trap”/”deceiver” trope being perpetuated (which gets a whole lot of us killed, as it happens).
And I’m tired. I’m tired of having to walk around in a world constantly barraging me with the message that I’m a joke, a freak, an abomination, a deception and lie, delusional, a sinner, an acceptable target.
The item is now, apparently, “out of stock”. Or they’ve pulled it, but don’t have the wherewithal to actually admit it.
Is nothing sacred anymore? Must we have comedy at the Proms?
Yes, we must.
Ah, Children. So refreshingly free of convention.