David Brider (davidbrider) wrote,
David Brider

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Or, "I really have far too many tabs open in Firefox, it really is high time I consolidated them into one easy to read LJ post..."

Daniel Radcliffe: ‘Gay sex, especially for the first time, is really painful’. Well, there's method acting, and then there's real method acting...

10 things you’re actually saying when you ignore someone’s gender pronouns. I'll be the first to admit that there's a lot about gender issues (transgender, genderqueer, etc.) that I don't fully understand, but this stuff isn't exactly rocket science.

Amazon - A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality by Joseph Nicolosi and Linda Ames Nicolosi. This comes with the obvious caveat that I don't (or at least, am unlikely to) agree with anything this book says. Putting the link here more as a warning that this sort of thing exists and is on sale to the general public. As I've sometimes said in the past - I've no problem with people being homophobic, just as long as they do it behind closed doors, away from impressionable children. Or in this case, impressionable parents. Also, the reader reviews section is useful...

Being a good person is Doctor's orders. I always like the stuff over at Not Always Right anyway, but this Doctor Who-related one is particularly awesome because Doctor Who. Yes, I'm biased. So sue me.

'Massacre' threat forces Anita Sarkeesian to cancel university talk. I'm not really up to speed on the whole Gamergate thing. I really ought to be. That this sort of thing can happen is disgusting.

Trans Activist takes on world. A blog by Ruth, a trans activist.

Right-wingers are politicizing Ebola to attack Obama. Because, quite obviously, Obama is deliberately allowing Ebola into the USA to bring the country down. Obviously.

A debunking of the notion that the Titanic and Olympic were "switched" in an insurance-fraud scheme. This should be the last word on this sort of bizarre conspiracy theory. You know it won't be, but it should be...

Okay, well that's cut the number of tabs down by a fair bit...

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