On this momentous occasion, I propose a toast to New York City. Not because its the greatest city in the world, a bustling metropolis of good looking and fashionable people, or the concrete jungle where dreams are made of. Indeed, it is all of these things and more. But today– today I toast to New York because they have just mandated proper sex education in all of their public schools. Continue reading
A couple weeks ago, Maureen brought our attention to a recent ad campaign from the folks at Got Milk? that was seriously troubling.
Shortly thereafter, the Funny Or Die peeps brought us a satisfying comeback with some precious parodies:
This article was originally published by RH Reality Check, and is reposted with permission.
Periodically in politics, there are events that create a dual reaction in all thinking people: 1) peals of laughter at the absurdity of it all and 2) the dreaded realization that many of our leaders are completely out of touch. Such was the dual reaction to the news that the Republican leadership of the Florida state legislature  wishes to censor the word “uterus” from being said aloud in their chambers, in response to a Democrat making a joke about how his wife should incorporate her uterus if she wants to maintain her right to bodily autonomy. Obviously, the Republicans really just didn’t like the joke, which hit too close to home, and were looking for an excuse to condemn it. But the excuse was real life concern trolling , in the guise of claiming “uterus” was a dirty word, with a side helping of “think about the children!” Continue reading