Lesbian Duplex 83: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Dislodged IUDs, Prejudice, and the Golden Compass

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.Note: Inclusion does not imply full agreement. Citing Catholic Rules, Doctor Turns Away Bleeding Woman With Dislodged IUD, on ReWire---"The doctor left Jones to confer with colleagues, before returning to confirm that her “hands [were] tied,” according to two complaints filed by th … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: The Installment You’ve All Been Waiting For

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 357-370So, everyone is in Seattle now, and it's time for the hearing! The trip over had been uneventful, except he [Peter] felt June and Stan asked a stream of questions that seemed more like an interview of a potential son-in-law than questions posted to a lawyer. Is it normal for people to carpool with their lawyers? Google maps is telling me that it's a four-hour drive. Also? Peter really brought this on himself.Anyway, … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 82: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Family Detention, Ole Miss, and Poverty

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.Note: Inclusion does not imply full agreement.  Mothers in Family Detention Launch Hunger Strike: ‘We Will Get Out Alive or Dead’, on Rewire---"The women say they've been in detention with their children between 270 and 365 days." The Culture Of The Smug White Liberal, on the Huff … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Late Night Tears

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 351-357So we've just got through Peter's dramatic rescue of Gwen from Gordon. We'll get back to the Gordon situation in a moment, but first we get another moment of Rita and Donna. Rita's pretty excited. She tells Donna that she's found a job in Sacramento, starting in December, and that she "will get a $15,000 a year raise." That sounds excessive even for 2016, and this book was published in 1996. Perhaps the point is that social … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 81: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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