The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

A Simple Question: Is This True?

“Patriarchy — an enforced belief in male dominance and control — is the ideology and sexism the system that holds it in place. . . . “Homophobia works effectively as a weapon of sexism because it is joined with a powerful arm, heterosexism. Heterosexism creates the climate for homophobia with its assumption that the world […]

The @Nero Solution (and an Unfortunate Update on the #FreeKate Fallout)

  Milo Yiannopoulos has solved the “harassment” problem: The fact is, women are more easily rattled by nastiness than men. That’s a stereotype, but it’s also true — in the landmark Pew study on online harassment, women were more than twice as likely as men to say they were “very upset” by online harassment. That’s why, despite […]

Wicked Witches: Marion Zimmer Bradley and the Feminist Pagan Sex Cult

Marion Zimmer Bradley was famous for her Avalon novel series. “Wicca refers to the practice of European paganism popular throughout Europe and North America. . . . Dianic Wicca refers to a more radical women-only practice, named for the Goddess Diana. The novels of Marion Zimmer Bradley have been influential for Dianic Wiccans . . […]

Because @EllenPage Is Canadian, She Hates America and Wants Us All to Die

“Extremely anti-gay, anti-bi, anti-trans rhetoric . . . is constantly creating a poisonous environment which leads to people hating themselves, people being violent towards one and other, to bullying, to abuse and it really needs to stop.” — Ellen Page, June 15, 2016 There is a certain “Reichstag fire” element in the reaction by Democrats and […]

Shocking News: @MaraWritesStuff Announces She Is Not Heterosexual

  The name Mara Wilson probably means nothing to you, and I’d never heard of her until today when I saw this headline: Mara Wilson is Queer: Actress Felt Moved To Say She’s One Of Us Considering that this headline is from the lesbian feminist site Autostraddle, you might think “one of us” is a […]

Shorter @AmandaMarcotte: ‘Masculinity Killed Those Gay People in Orlando’

“The horror story of Orlando lays bare what damage that this kind of dominance-oriented masculinity does to our society . . . It’s a stark reminder of why we, as a country, need to get past the politics of tough guy posturing and move towards a more thoughtful, inclusive society.” — Amanda Marcotte, June 13, […]

Blame-Shifters: Democrats Use #Orlando to Scapegoat Christians, GOP, NRA

  There is no limit to the Left’s shameful dishonesty: Christian conservatives are responsible for the mass shooting at a gay bar in Orlando because they “created this anti-queer climate,” according to American Civil Liberties Union attorneys. “You know what is gross — your thoughts and prayers and Islamophobia after you created this anti-queer climate,” […]

Was James Wesley Howell Planning a Terrorist Attack on L.A. Gay Pride Parade?

  In the aftermath of the massacre in Orlando, there has been widespread interest in an arrest today in Santa Monica, California: An Indiana man armed with assault rifles and explosive chemicals told authorities in Southern California he wanted to harm a gay pride event in the area, police confirmed Sunday. James Wesley Howell, 20, […]

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