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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Saturday Link Love: Malia Obama, Trump and Reporters, and the History of ISIS

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! My Crazy Year with Trump, on Marie Claire---"It wasn't until hours later, when Secret Service took the extraordinary step of walking me to my car, that the incident sank in."Don't Worry about Malia Obama; Worry about Your Eyeb … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: The Damsel in Distress

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 341-349Before we get into the meat of this section---a Peter/Gordon confrontation---there's a bit about progress in the legal proceedings. On Monday, September 25, there was an exchange of briefs. Both Barron and Willet had sent their original briefs, plus ten copies, off to the Court of Appeals in San Francisco by overnight delivery the previous Friday. Yes, Farris really did call Peter by his last name there.Anyway, this bit … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 80

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: Teen Years, Black Lives, and Women in Government

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! Joshua Harris, I Want My Teens Back, on Life After I Kissed Dating Goodbye---"At 24, many of my peers and I were figuring out things that we should’ve learned at 16, like how to bring up conflict in a relationship, how to commun … [Read more...]


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