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Gay Per Saying: Penguin, Iceman, and Queer Discovery

A few months back, I went on a little bit of a Twitter rant about the monoculture that’s grown up around what a gay narrative is. At the time, I was railing against Robin Lord Taylor’s assertion that his Penguin wasn’t “gay per se” because the character didn’t recognize a gay sexual attraction until his …

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If You Can’t Tell People of Color From Dogs and Martians, I Can’t Help You

I did a bit of spitting and stuttering about this interview of The Coen Brothers by Jen Yamato on social media, but the more I stewed, the more I had to rant about, so I thought I’d take it to the lengthier venue of the blog. Ignore the title of over at The Daily Beast. …

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I Suppose Altar Boy Robes Constitute ‘Suggestive Clothing’?

The headline of the article is enough all on its own to push a rage button or two: Divorced parents also to blame for pedophilia, Polish Archbishop Jozef Michalik says. Imagine how super-exciting it was to discover that the content is actually even worse: “We often hear that this inappropriate attitude (pedophilia), or abuse, manifests …

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It Might Also Be Telling How We All Thought He Would Be Luke Cage

I don’t know that I have anything resembling an insightful review to give Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As some of my friends have mentioned, that sure was a pilot. I mean, other than not knowing Shepherd Book (Ron Glass) was going to show up, I didn’t see much awesome in the premiere episode that wasn’t in …

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