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Monthly Archive: December 2008

Dec 15 2008

Being an Atheist in the Queer Community

I want to talk about being an atheist in the queer community. This is going to be hard to talk about. But it’s been on my mind a lot lately, and I think it’s important to say. I see a lot of parallels between the atheist community and the queer community. I think that the …

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Dec 12 2008

Bettie Page, 1923-2008

Please note: This post discusses my personal sex life, sexual fantasies, and tastes in porn, in some detail. Family members and others who don’t want to read that, please don’t read this one. I have a confession to make. From a purely erotic, purely visceral, “what do I watch in porn to get me off?” …

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Dec 12 2008

“Milk” And The Joy Of Sex: The Blowfish Blog

I have a new piece up on the Blowfish Blog. It’s a review of “Milk,” the excellent and much- talked- about new biopic about Harvey Milk… with a focus on how the movie depicts sex. I’m sure you’re all surprised. And deeply shocked. It’s titled “Milk” And The Joy Of Sex, and here’s the teaser: …

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Dec 10 2008

Against Simultaneity

Please note: This piece discusses my personal sex life, in a certain amount of detail. Family members and others who don’t want to read about that stuff, please don’t read this one. This piece was originally published on the Blowfish Blog. I’ve written before in this blog against one of our culture’s biggest ideals of …

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Dec 09 2008

What Do You Want to Ask Believers? What Do You Want to Ask Atheists?

If you’re an atheist, or some other flavor of non-believer, what’s the question you most want to ask religious believers? And if you’re a religious believer, what’s the question you most want to ask atheists? I don’t generally interrogate religious believers about their beliefs. (Except in this blog, of course.) I just think it’s rude. …

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Dec 09 2008

Blog Carnivals!

Blog carnivals! The Humanist Symposium #29 (always my favorite blog carnival), at a Nadder. Carnival of the Liberals #79, at Capitol Annex. Skeptic’s Circle #101, at Ionian Enchantment. Carnival of the Godless #106, at An Apostate’s Chapel. And a carnival I’ve never participated in before now: Philosopher’s Carnival #83, at The Uncredible Hallq. Happy reading!

Dec 08 2008

My Trip to the LGBT Bloggers’ Conference

My Trip to the Bloggers’ Conferenceby GretaMrs. Marx’s HomeroomGrade 4 Last weekend I went to a bloggers’ conference in Washington D.C. It was a lot of fun. There were a lot of kids there from other schools. We talked about government and computers and how we can make the world better for every body. Washington …

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Dec 08 2008

Priorities, Neuroses, And Sex: The Best Non-Monogamy Advice I Ever Got, Part 2: The Blowfish Blog

I have a new piece up on the Blowfish Blog. It’s a follow-up to last week’s piece about non-monogamy… which created far more of a kerfuffle than I’d expected. For those of you just tuning in: Last week, I advised couples who are considering non-monogamy but have fears or concerns about it to look carefully …

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Dec 06 2008

Greta in D.C. at LGBT Bloggers Conference/ Open Thread

Hi, all. I’m in Washington, D.C., attending the National LGBT Blogger And Citizen Journalist Initiative Thingie. Ironically, this means I’m away from my blog, and probably will be until Monday. In the meantime, talk amongst yourselves. I’ll give you a topic. Butterflies are neither butter nor flies. Discuss.

Dec 03 2008

On Having Fantasies About Acting Out Fantasies

Please note: This piece discusses my sex life — specifically, my sexual fantasies — in a whole lot of detail. Family members and others who don’t want to read about that, please don’t read this one. This piece was originally published on the Blowfish Blog. Does anybody else do this? I’ve been doing this for …

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