Lesbian Duplex 76: 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: Bisexual Woes, Normal Behavior, and California Trumpism

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 include full agreement. Bisexual Woe Part Gazillion, on Feministing---"What is the message of this story, besides that it is creepy to stare at people on trains?"Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks and monuments … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Plot Twist!

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 327-328Plot twist! I read this book in high school, but I did not for the life of me remember this plot twist. I'm puzzling now on what it means, exactly. David G. Humphrey anxiously tore open the Federal Express package. . . . It was the proposed fund raising mail package which would ask the members of Heart of America to give money to help Gwen and Casey Landis. His direct mail consultants were in San Diego and they were very, … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 75: 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: Lin-Manuel Miranda on Parenting, Hillary on The Toast, and Brexit

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.  Meet the woman making rape jokes that are actually funny, on Fusion---"You talk about how you get sent off to college like, 'Here’s your dorm room, here’s the campus, and here’s this rape whistle,' without anyone actually explaining a … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: The Creep Factor Goes off the Rails

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 323-326Today's installment begins as follows: Sally had never seen the tall, blond, bleary-eyed man standing at her reception desk before."I'd like to see Peter Barron, please," he said."May I tell him whose calling?""Gordon.""I'm sorry, Gordon. May I ask your last name? We don't seem to have you on the appointment calendar right now.""Just tell him Gordon is here. He'll know." If you read the above carefully, … [Read more...]


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Game of Thrones Open Thread, Finale Edition

The Game of Thrones Season 6 finale was yesterday. I thought it was probably the best finale of any season yet. I am also amazed, now that the season is over, at how dramatically its treatment of women changed as compared to the last season. I would love to know what conversations took place in the writers' room! Now that the season is over, what did you guys think? … [Read more...]


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